The 26th Anniversary Celebration of Service & Survival on February 13, 2013 at Louisville Marriott Downtown was a wonderful evening! Thanks to all who were part of the event. At our annual Celebration of Service & Survival, The Center for Women and Families paid tribute to five Women of Distinction and a Joan E. Thomas Lifetime Award honoree who have spent their time and talents advocating for women and girls in Kentuckiana. It was an elegant and festive evening featuring a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, dinner and so much more.
2013 Women of Distinction: Madeline Abramson, Dr. Renee Campbell, Susan Ely, Tori Murden McClure and Mary Gwen Wheeler.
2013 Joan E. Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award: Janene Shakir
Thanks to Our 2013 Sponsors
Commonwealth Bank and Trust Co.
University of Louisville Hospital
Encompass Develop, Design and Construct
Jean W. Frazier
Kosair Charities Committee, Inc.
PNC Bank NA
Yum! Brands Foundation
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Baptist Hospital East
Fifth Third Bank of Kentucky
Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, Mike O’Connell
Kightlinger & Gray, LLP
Margaret Thomas Redmon
Stites & Harbison
University of Louisville
Center Circle Sponsors
DMR & Associates
Arloa Eckels and Paul Neumann
Ernst & Young
Hulyn Farr Family
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana/Little Brownie Bakers
Glenview Trust Company
The Mary Byron Foundation
Joyce Seymour, 2002 Woman of Dinstinction
Today’s Woman magazine
Joanne Weis, 2009 Woman of Distinction
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Louisville Metro Police Department
National Women’s Division of the United Methodist Church