Utica, NY (WIBX) - Do you know an outstanding woman living in the Mohawk Valley? Well, the local branch of the YWCA is accepting nominations to honor just such a person! In addition to calling the region home, organizers say nominees must also have "demonstrated excellence and leadership in the work place and or the community."

The nomination process includes filling out an online form, which can be found by following this link: http://ywcamv.org/assets/pdf/Salute-Nomination-Form.pdf. Winners will be announced during the YWCA's Salute to Outstanding Women Luncheon on Thursday, April 5th, 2012 at Hart's Hill Inn. The deadline to submit your nomination is February 2nd. To learn more about the non-profit group or the nomination process, visit, www.ywcamv.org.