The YWCA Cass Clay held its 42nd Annual Women of the Year event on Monday, April 20 at the Fargo Holiday Inn.   This event honored 35 outstanding women and organizations from Cass and Clay counties whose lives, talents, and passions shape our community.  With a record breaking crowd of nearly 750 guests, the evening culminated in the announcement of the 2015 YWCA Cass Clay Women of the Year recipients in twelve different categories:

Advocating for Equality - Kim Pladson, TNT Kid's Fitness & Gymnastics
Arts and Communications - Tammy Noteboom, The Village Family Service Center
Business - Jeana Peinovich, Dakota Medical Foundation
Business that Empowers Women - Discovery Benefits
Community Service - Mary Stenson, Sanford Health
Education - Gayle Hyde, Fargo Public Schools
Faith Community - Pastor Gloria Shields, Latter Rain Ministries
Volunteer Service - Tavia Smith, Gate City Bank
Wellness - Dr. Shelby Terstriep, Sanford Health
Young Woman of Today and Tomorrow - Britany Williams, Concordia College Student
Youth Advocacy - Wendy Iwerks, Sanford Health
Lifetime Achievement (Florence Reed Owens) - Carla Hansen, Retired

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