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March 16, 2022 - 2:53pm

YWCA to honor four community members as Women of Inspiration

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Press release:

The YWCA of Genesee County announced that it hold its Women of Inspiration Brunch on April 30, 2022, at the Batavia Country Club, 7909 Byron Road, Batavia, NY 14020, from 11:00 am-1:00 pm.  Tickets are $35 each and may be purchased in the following ways: Scan the QR Code, visit ywcagenesee.org or make a check out to The YWCA of Genesee County and send to 301 North Street, Batavia, NY 14020.  Tickets are limited to the first 125 people and may be purchased up to and including April 10th, 2022.

Executive Director, Millie Tomidy-Pepper said that four local women will be honored with the “Women of Inspiration Award” for the awe-inspiring ways in which they each live out the mission of the YWCA every day. 

Recipients include:

  • Rev. Dr. Roula Alkhouri, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church
  • Maureen Notaro, Principal, Jackson Primary School
  • Marci Redband, Accounting Specialist, Tonawanda Valley Federal Credit Union
  • Jaquelyn Swinarski, Retired Teacher, Robert Morris School, Community Volunteer

In addition to the Women of Inspiration Awards, The YWCA of Genesee County will be presenting Synia Morrison, Senior at Batavia High School, with the Frances G. Francis Scholarship Award.

Officer Miah Stephens, School Resource Officer from the Batavia Police Department, will be this year’s guest speaker.

The YWCA is grateful to everyone who took the time to nominate these amazing women and look forward to celebrating their inspirational lives on April 30, 2022.

For the last 112 years the YWCA has been Eliminating Racism. Empowering Women and Promoting Peace, Justice, Freedom, and Dignity for all.

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