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YWCA Women of the Year nominees announced

Since 1973, YWCA has paid tribute to over 500 Women of the Year honorees whose lives, talents, and passions have made a meaningful difference.

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Contributed / YWCA of Cass and Clay Counties

FARGO — YWCA Cass Clay has announced the 27 women who will be honored at its 49th annual Women of the Year awards event Monday, April 25, at the Delta by Marriott. the evening will culminate with the announcement of this year’s recipients in 13 award categories.

Since 1973, YWCA has paid tribute to over 500 Women of the Year honorees whose lives, talents, and passions have made a meaningful difference. All have demonstrated passion for their community, service to women and children, and are an inspiration to the next generation of leaders.

The following individuals are being recognized for their outstanding achievements as 2022 Women of the Year Nominees:

  • Bethany Berkeley, Dale Carnegie Training of North Dakota and NW Minnesota
  • Dr. Julie Blehm, YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties Board Member, Sanford Health
  • Zoe Bundy, Davies High School student
  • Cara Christenson, BNG Team
  • Sarah Deutsch, Center for Special Surgery
  • Lisa Dow, Choice Bank
  • Shelly Erickson, First Lutheran Church
  • Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald, North Dakota State University
  • Desi Fleming, Fargo Cass Public Health
  • Shelle Hagen, Elite Therapeutic Massage & Health Partners, Elite Massage Academy
  • Abby Haugen, Sanford Health
  • Angela Hedstrom, Fargo Housing and Redevelopment Authority
  • Theresa Larson, Sanford Health
  • Judy Lewis, Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre
  • Amanda McKinnon, Mint Brand Marketing
  • Morgan Montgomery, YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties
  • Karen Moore, Fargo Public Schools
  • Beth Nelson, Prairie Heights Community Church
  • Twila Nogowski, Volt Volleyball
  • Kelly Olson-Tingelstad, The Village Family Service Center
  • Jodi Plecity, Peoples Rising Academy
  • Kelsey Rasco, Dash & White
  • Carina Schell, ND Academy of Dance
  • Chelsey Steinlicht, Bright Futures Learning Center
  • Kari Uzzle, YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties
  • Lonna Whiting, lonna.co
  • Jean Zimmerman, Offutt Family Foundation
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