March, 2011 – Grace Hoadley Dodge Award


Press Release


From:               YWCA of Palm Beach County

Re:                   Grace Hoadley Dodge Award

Date:                March 22, 2011

Contact:           Allyson Samiljan – 561-640-0050, Ext. 115                                                                             






The YWCA of Palm Beach County is pleased to announce that it is seeking nominations for its 2011 Grace Hoadley Dodge Award.  The award is presented annually to a woman residing in Palm Beach County who has overcome adversity and in the process has not only empowered herself but also created opportunities for and led other women toward their own empowerment.


Information required on the application includes the nominee’s name, address phone number, and current occupation as well as the adversity she has overcome, how she overcame it and how she has helped empower others.  The name and contact information about the person making the nomination is also needed.


The award will be presented at the YWCA’s Vintage Tea on June 15, 2011, 3:00 p.m., at The Chesterfield Hotel, 363 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach. 


Applications must be received by the YWCA no later than May 18, 2011 at:  Grace Dodge Award Committee, YWCA of Palm Beach County, 2200 North Florida Mango Road, Ste. 102, West Palm Beach, FL 33409.


For more information or to request an application, please contact the YWCA, 561-640-0050, Ext. 115.