YWCA accepts Whatcom County hall of fame nominees


The YWCA is accepting Northwest Women's Hall of Fame awards nominations until Feb. 7.

Nomination forms are available on ywcabellingham.org, or by calling 360-734-4820.

Nominees must live or have lived in Whatcom County and made a lasting community contribution, according to the YWCA.

Inductees will be honored at a banquet on March 23.

The YWCA Northwest Women's Hall of Fame has inducted 56 women since its founding in 1999, according to the YWCA.

In 2002, the YWCA started the Legacy Award to honor women from early Whatcom County history who meet the standards of the Hall of Fame. Among award recipients are nuns who founded St. Joseph hospital.

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