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YWCA Evanston/North Shore event honors Victoria Dinges, Gloria Bond Clunie, and Kelley Cambry

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Gloria Bond Clunie receiving YWomen award
Gloria Bond Clunie (middle) with YWomen Co-Chair Lisa Altenbernd and YWCA Evanston/North Shore CEO Karen Singer

Evanston, IL – YWCA Evanston/North Shore honored Victoria Dinges, Gloria Bond Clunie, and Kelley Cambry at its annual YWomen Leadership Awards Celebration on October 13.

The event, which was held at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago, drew 450 attendees and raised more than $300,000 to support the work of YWCA Evanston/North Shore.

The evening also included a powerful film by Susan Hope Engel, which highlighted the achievements of the honorees. The film can be viewed at www.ywca-ens.org/ywomen.

In addition, Salma Martinez-Tamayo, a 2018 graduate of Evanston Township High School, was recognized as the Lorraine H. Morton Young Woman of Promise.

The YWomen Leadership Awards were created by YWCA Evanston/North Shore in 2008 to recognize, support and promote women’s leadership and the impact women have in bringing social change to our local communities.

Wintrust served as presenting sponsor with additional support from Allstate, Make it Better, Thermoflex, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Hagerty Consulting, Northwestern University, Infrastructure Engineering, and USI.

YWCA Evanston/North Shore works to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen local communities. It serves more than 10,000 people annually in northern Cook County. Learn more www.ywca-ens.org.