Salute to Women Awards

The Alexandria Commission for Women holds the annual Salute to Women Awards to celebrate Alexandria’s outstanding women, men and youth who have made a significant impact on women and girls in the City of Alexandria.

Page updated on Mar 9, 2017 at 9:29 AM

Salute to Women Awards

The Alexandria Commission for Women hosts the 37th Annual Salute to Women Awards Program to celebrate Alexandria’s outstanding women, men and youth who have made a significant impact on women and girls in the City of Alexandria. 

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Join Us on Monday, March 20, 2017

The 37th Annual Salute to Women Awards Program will take place on March 20, at the Patent and Trademark Office located at 600 Dulany Street. The reception will start at 6 p.m. and feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The awards program will begin at 7 p.m. and be followed by a dessert reception. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online.

Become a Sponsor

Proceeds from this event support the Sexual Assault Center and the Domestic Violence Program, which provides direct services for survivors, their families, and friends including crisis intervention, a 24-hour hotline, law enforcement and hospital accompaniment, court advocacy, individual and group supportive counseling and therapy (for women, men and children), and information and referrals. In addition, the program provides community education and training for adults and adolescents on sexual assault issues, bystander intervention and risk reduction strategies.

To become a sponsor or to order tickets, visit: http://conta.cc/2iSbuXt or download a sponsorship packet.

Sponsorship Information 

Platinum Sponsor - $1,500+
Gold Sponsor - $1,000
Silver Sponsor - $500
Bronze Sponsor - $250
Friend of the Commission - $100


2017 Salute to Women Award Winners

The Commission for Women had a tremendous response to our call for nominations and is pleased to announce the 2017 Salute to Women Award winners. They will be recognized at the Salute to Women Awards Celebration on March 20.

The 2017 Awardees, who were selected by an independent committee appointed by the Commission, are:

  • Leadership in Business and Career Development Award - Patricia Paxton
  • Making a Difference Award - Yolanda Carrasco & Mildred Rivera
  • Youth Community Services Award (Youth) - Kendallee Walker
  • Youth Community Services Award (Adult) - LaVon Curtis
  • The Donna Bergheim Cultural Affairs Award - Lisa Smith
  • Women's Health and Safety Advocate Award - Martha Carucci
  • The Marguerite Payez Leadership Award - Laurie MacNamara
  • The Vola Lawson Award - Lisette Torres
  • The Susan Lowell Butler Lifetime Achievement Award - Dorathea Peters
     

Past Salute to Women Award Winners 

For further information about the Annual Salute to Women Awards Program, contact Marilyn Patterson at marilyn@joyousevents.com, 703.746.3579.


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