The names of nominees have been announced for the upcoming Women of Distinction Awards. At a meet and greet yesterday, YWCA Muskoka presented the recipients of this year nominations. The awards gala is being held at the Rene Caisse Theatre and Bracebridge Sportsplex on October 29th.

WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NOMINEES 2014:

(Names marked with an * have been nominated for more than one category)

Young Woman of Distinction

  • Laura Cameron
  • Dara Howell
  • Jennifer Hoyle
  • Emily Montgomery
  • Avery Saunter
  • Hailey ScottKrystal Watson
  • Arts, Culture and Creativity
  • Judy Campbell*
  • 9 Wendie Donabie
  • Kelly Haywood*

Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Celine MacKay
  • Jane McCutcheon*
  • Arden McGregor
  • Jenny Spring
  • Fiona Westner-Ramsay

Community Development and Social Activism

  • Daniela Bajec*
  • Rhonda Bradley*
  • Judy Campbell*
  • Jodi Golding*
  • Debbie Kirwin
  • Jane McCutcheon*
  • Melissa Candelaria

Health, Sports and Wellness

  • Bonnie Blain
  • Rhonda Bradley*
  • Sheena Branigan
  • Cheryl Dove
  • Dara Howell*
  • Ellen Yeo

Mentorship

  • Daniela Bajec*
  • Jodi golding*
  • Kelly Haywood*
  • Jo Jordan
  • Jane McCutcheon*
  • Sherisse Stevens

Lifetime Achievement

  • Bonnie Blain
  • Jodi Golding*
  • Jane McCutcheon*
  • Barbara Power

(Photo taken by: Carly Verhoeven)