The YWCA Mohawk Valley held a Salute Reveal at Valentino's in Washington Mills on Thursday night.

The winners of this year's Salute to Outstanding Women were announced.

Winners were honored in nine categories:

  • Education, Maria Lindsay
  • Entrepreneur, Christina Buschmann
  • Healthcare, Dianne DiMeo
  • Human and Public Service, Gail Miskowiec
  • Outstanding Youth, Brooke Riscica
  • Professional/Business and Industry, Kristen Szarek
  • Social Justice, Olivia Paul
  • STEAM, Lisa Davis
  • Unsung Heroine, Sister Lois Paciello

248 women have been honored during the past 31 years

The nine honorees will be celebrated at the Salute To Outstanding Women luncheon and awards ceremony on Thursday, May 9th at Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro.

Tickets are available by calling (315) 732-2159 or by e-mail at



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