Vancouver — A record number of 29 nominees will help Washington State University Vancouver celebrate its fifth annual Women of Distinction event at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Firstenburg Student Commons, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave.
The Distinguished Woman of the Year award recipients -- in the categories of high school student, WSU Vancouver student and community member -- will be revealed.
Lara Hoffmans, managing editor of MarketMinder.com and vice president of content at Fisher Investments, will deliver the keynote. The free event is open to registered guests on a first-come, first-served basis; register at http://vancouver.wsu.edu/distinction.