YWCA names honorees

The YWCA of Kitsap County has announced the 2013 Women of Achievement Honorees.

Being honored this year are:

  • Rep. Sherry Appleton, Washington State 23rd Legislative District;
  • Jackie Brown, director, YWCA ALIVE Shelter;
  • Karen Carson, program director, Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Bainbridge Island;
  • Shannon Childs, vice president and marketing director, Kitsap Bank;
  • Mary Ellen de la Pena, community volunteer;
  • Sharon Fields, lead lab assistant, Group Health Cooperative;
  • Peggy Howland, community volunteer;
  • Judge Anna Laurie, Kitsap County Superior Court;
  • Margaret Orn, RN, Harrison Medical Center;
  • Sam Schicker, owner, La Fermata Restaurant;
  • Tamika Tiller, community volunteer; and
  • Elaine Turso, owner, Elaine Turso Photography.

The women will be honored April 23 at the 24th Anniversary Women of Achievement Luncheon. The luncheon will be held at Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside, 100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton, beginning at noon. Cost is $60 per person. Reservations are available at or call 360-479-0522.


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