||In 2015 the YWCA Lower Cape Fear is excited to celebrate the Women of Achievement Awards 30th anniversary! The ceremony will be held on May 7th from 5:30pm-9:00pm. The WOA Awards provides recognition for outstanding contributions and achievements of women active in Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender counties. Women may be nominated in the following categories: Arts, Business, Communications, Education, Environmental, Health and Wellness, Public Service, Rachel Freeman Unsung Hero, Volunteer and Young Leader. Funds from the event support the YWCA Lower Cape Fear, a 100 year old non-profit, whose primary goals are to improve the lives of women, children and their families and to eliminate racism in order to attain a common vision of peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people.