YWCA Announces 29th Annual Milestones Awards Event Honorees

2024 Milestones Honorees – Tracee Perryman, Bishop Pat McKinstry, Dawn Buskey, Catherine Hoolahan, Marie Bush, Eleanore Awadalla, Ann Heckler

Special to The Truth

Last week, Lisa McDuffie, president and CEO of the YWCA of Northwest Ohio, announced the 2024 honorees for the YWCA Milestones: A Tribute to Women Annual Awards Event.

This year’s honorees are: Ann Heckler, Arts; Dr. Eleanore Awadalla, DDS, Business; Marie Bush, EdD; Education; Catherine Hoolahan, Government; Dawn Buskey, Sciences; Tracee Perryman, PhD, Social Services and Bishop Pat McKinstry, Volunteerism.

This marks the 29th year that the YWCA of Northwest Ohio has recognized extraordinary women in the community who have demonstrated leadership qualities and contributed to the empowerment of women.

“The members of the YWCA and I was honored to recognize these outstanding women with this prestigious award,” said McDuffie. “We invite the community to join us and help pay tribute to this year’s Milestones Honorees.”

The Milestones Awards was established in 1996 to recognize women of northwest Ohio for outstanding accomplishments in the following areas: Arts, Business, Education, Government, Sciences, Social Services and Volunteerism.

The YWCA 29th Annual Milestones: A Tribute to Women Awards will be held at the Glass City Center on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 12:00 p.m.