WHITESBORO -- Hundreds gathered at Harts Hill Inn to celebrate nine local women for their service, and impact on the local area.
The YWCA Mohawk Valley held their 30th annual Salute to Outstanding Women Awards on Thursday. The annual event serves as both a celebration and a fundraiser. This year, the organization raised $76,000.
The YWCA is a local organization that aims to empower women, eliminate racism, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
Guests enjoyed dinner before the awards ceremony. Two new categories were added this year; most outstanding youth and entrepreneur.
The Salute to Outstanding Women is one of the organization's biggest events of the year.