Recipients of the Woman and Young Woman of the Year Awards 2018

Congratulations to:

Woman of the Year 2018 Award Recipient 
“Carolyn Jones”

Young Woman of the Year 2018 Award Recipient 
“Abby Taher – Orillia Secondary School”

Congratulations to all the wonderful Women that were nominated and received the "Woman Women of Distinction 2018 Award"! Nominees were from left to right: Alison Braun of EarthTreks, Leanne Ragazzon of Keystone Montessori School, Carolyn Jones of Young Living Essential Oils (Woman Of the Year 2018), Lynn Martin of and Olivia Neal of Harold + Ferne: The Local Goods Co.! 

Congratulations to the 2018 Young Women of Distinction from left to right: Hannah Morris of Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School, Abby Taher of Orillia Secondary School  (Young Woman of the Year 2018) & Brittney Yurek of Twin Lakes Secondary School! 

What an amazing night May 9th, 2018 at our 27th Awards Gala for the Nelle Carter Woman of the Year and The Lisa Brooking Young Woman of the Year Awards.
The Orillia Business Women’s Association would like to congratulate all the nominees, as everyone was a winner! Thank you for all that you do for the community, your family, your friends and your clients.

There are so many people we need to thank and we apologize if we miss anyone.

Thank you to the Gala Committee, Carey Moran (Emcee), Tyler Knight (Videographer), Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre, Ontario Provincial Police and Orillia Fire Department Volunteers for being escorts, our Piper Ethan Thomas, all the Door Prize Sponsors, Bronze and Silver Sponsors, and a SPECIAL thank you to our GOLD sponsors and GREAT SUPPORTERS: Aknor Construction Company Limited, Sheelagh Gunn Visionaries, Assante Capital Management Ltd. Tony Katarynych – Sponsored by Michelle Byers , Impression House Inc., Yorke Motivational Consulting, Dock and KICX – Sponsored by Sue Bazinet, Casino Rama, Giant Tiger, Morton Metals, Street's Flower Shop, Home Hardware, Leah C. Cavanaugh Century 21, Gerry Marshall, Deanne Mineiro BDO Canada, JIM WILSON CHEVROLET BUICK GMC, Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, Artech Promotional Products.

This night could not have happened without the support of all you, our community, our business friends and the OBWA Executive.