Photos: Women of Distinction

AWARE brought together community members on Saturday to celebrate the contributions of four women. The annual Women of Distinction dinner serves to recognize won who significantly impact Juneau through their work, volunteer time and their strength; the event is also a major fundraising event for the shelter, which aids women from Juneau and other Southeast communities who experience abuse or rape. This year, honorees were Mary Ellen Arvold, Kathy Kolkhorst Ruddy, Jackie Martin and Colleen McKenzie.


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