34th Annual Salute to Women Awards

Celebrating the Legacy of Vola Lawson and

40 Years of the Alexandria Commission for Women


Monday March 31, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Latoshia Love 
Friends of the Alexandria Commission for Women 

~Reception 6:00 p.m.~

Cash Bar/Heavy hors 'dourves

~Awards Ceremony 7:30 p.m.~


Register Now! You have the option to pay via PayPal (with additional fees) or via check (with no additional fees).  All check payments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 or the registration will not be processed. 

We are proud to celebrate this year's award winners:

The Susan Lowell Butler Lifetime Achievement Award

Vola Lawson

The Marguerite Payez Leadership Award

Jen Walker

Youth Community Services Award (Adult)

Joyce Rawlings

Youth Community Services Award (Youth)

Nancy Martinez

Leadership in Business and Career Development

Joan Renner

The Marian Van Landingham Legislative and Public Policy Award

Jean Kelleher

Making A Difference Award

Amy Creed  

The Vola Lawson Award

Wendy Webb

Rising Star Award

Cynthia Skinner

Donna Bergheim Cultural Affairs Award

Ruthanne Lodato

Proceeds from this event support Alexandria’s Sexual Assault Program (SAP) and other women’s initiatives of the Friends of the Alexandria Commission for Women.  The Sexual Assault Program provides services to victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment as well as to their family and significant other. Services are offered to anyone regardless of gender, age and native language. The funds raised through the Awards Celebration provide 24-hour hotline services, victim advocacy, counseling and support services as well as school education programs.  By becoming one of our valued sponsors, you will help ensure this critical work will continue in our community.