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30years of distinction Honouring inspiring women and their achievements for 30 years

The World in 1986:

1986 Women of Distinction Award Recipients:

The Skytrain opened between Vancouver and New Westmister

Arts & Culture Joy Coghill

Sharon Wood is first Canadian woman to reach the Summit of Mount Everest

Communications & Public Affairs Gail Flitton

The Newton Youth Centre opened in Surrey

Community & Humanitarian Service Jill Weiss

VANCOUVER HOSTS EXPO 86 The City of Vancouver celebrates its 100th Birthday

Entrepreneur/Innovator Barbara Rae

United Nations designated 1986 the International

YEAR OF PEACE

Health & Education Joy McWilliams

Westminster Quay Public Market opened

Management & the Professions Nancy Morrison

5,000,000 people form a human chain for

HANDS ACROSS AMERICA

Sports, Recreation & Fitness Marilyn Pomfret

The Alex Fraser Bridge opened, linking Delta and Lulu Island at 465 metres

Join us for the 2013 Women of Distinction Awards: Gather with over 1000 others as we celebrate the incredible achievements of women in Metro Vancouver. May 28, 2013 │ Westin Bayshore ywcawomenofdistinction.org

For tickets, contact Jena Fair jfair@ywcavan.org


YWCA Women of Distinction 30 Stories: 1986