AWARD RECIPIENTS And the winners are:

This year's honorees, categories of expertise and nominating group are as follows:
Virginia Collins of Youngstown, volunteer/religion; Kiwanis of Mill Creek.
Julie Costas of Canfield, business and travel; Angels of Easter Seals.
Sister Nancy Dawson of Canfield, humanitarian; The Ursulines of Youngstown.
Tamica Green of Youngstown, civic leadership; NAACP of Youngstown.
Tazim N. Jaffer of Girard, arts/cultural; Junior League of Youngstown.
Mary Lally of Youngstown, Woman of Valor; St. Patrick Church.
Mary Ann Martinko of Boardman, community service; Altrusa International of Youngstown.
Nancy Resh of Warren, deaf/communications; The Greek Deaf Communicator.
Frances Ritz of Poland, education/business; Boardman-Canfield Branch of the American Association of University Women.
Barbara Ross of Canfield, education/librarian; Gamma Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.
Mary Ann Schaper of Youngstown, community/health; The Youngstown Foundation.
Dorothy J. Schwers of Youngstown, arts/music; Youngstown Federation of Women's Clubs and Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma.
Carole A. Sharkey of Boardman, business/realty; Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors.
Sharman Simon of Youngstown, safety services; Youngstown Panhellenic Association.
Mary Ann Tanner of Canfield, business/industry; Hospice of the Valley.