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Princeton YWCA Tribute to Women

Last Thursday I was again honored to be the Co-Chair for the Tribute to Women Awards at the Princeton Hyatt.  Imagine my husband surprise when he realized he would be seated with me at the head table.   My view of the 450 folks how joined in to honor 9 wonderful hard working and amazing women.    The honorees this year were:  Kristin Appelget,  Director of Community and Regional Affairs, Princeton University Joan Bartl, President,  Payment Management Systems Sheila Berkelhammer,  Past President, Princeton Community Housing Barbara Flythe,  Community Volunteer and elder of Witherspoon Presbyterian Church Danielle Gletow,  Founder, One Simple Wish, CNN Award Winner Amy Rabner,  Community Leader, Philanthropist Jigna Rao,  Healthcare Advocate (TB and global issues) Ann Reichelderfer,  Shareholder, Stevens and Lee and Board Member, Princeton Area Community Foundation Waxwood Award Recipient :  Jane Dennison,  Long-time Friend of the YWCA Princeton Event Co-Chairs :

Tribute to Women Awards ~ Princeton YWCA 2013

Although we've provided corsages over the years for this inspiring event, this was the first year that I actually helped out by not only being on the Committee but was Co-Chair! What a great night it was!  Here I am with past honorees Debbie Schaeffer and Denise Taylor. It was so nice to have them in the audience again this year.    This is the first time the organization paired a raffle with the event and thanks to Hamilton Jewelers who donated a lovely pearl necklace. The ladies of the YWCA did a great job selling those raffle tickets and over $2,000 was raised!  While the ladies shared cocktails in the lobby, my dear husband along with Designer Holly and Matt helped set up the 39 tables of centerpieces we donated the nights event! Kevin worked hard to light all those floating candles!    The efforts were worth it and the guests loved the centerpieces .   Another year that Monday Morning Flower and Balloon Co was happy to help out with a great event and a great