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CENTER TO HONOR WOMEN FOR ROLES IN COMMUNITY

Everywoman Opportunity Center will honor four women at its 21st annual awards dinner at 6 p.m. next Thursday in Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Lancaster.

Receiving awards of excellence are Jane F. Griffin, principal research scientist at Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute; Shirley J. Hamilton, benefits liaison for Local 2104, IBEW, and union steward for operations department at the New York Power Authority; and Maureen Millane Rusk, associate dean of external business programs at Canisius College. The women are being recognized for being role models, risk takers and pathfinders for other women in Western New York.

The 2005 Elizabeth B. Hopkins Alumna Award will be given to Margaret S. Yates, a former participant in Everywoman's Olean office.