Women’s center to host annual awards luncheon

By Kelsey Durham

The Center for the Women of New York will hold its 27th annual luncheon in Douglaston this weekend to honor Queens leaders from a number of professions.

The event will take place at noon Saturday at Douglaston Manor, 63-20 Commonwealth Boulevard. A networking event will kick off the ceremony before lunch is served and awards will then be presented to both men and women whose work has has impacted the borough.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is expected to be honored as a Woman of Distinction. The luncheon will also include a silent auction, raffles and music.

Tickets for the event cost $125 each and can be purchased at cwny.org or by calling the center at 718-793-0672.

Reach reporter Kelsey Durham at 718-260-4573 or by e-mail at kdurham@cnglocal.com.

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