Aztec Basketball Head Coach Beth Burns Tabbed For YWCA Award

May 13, 2008

SAN DIEGO - Aztec women's basketball head coach Beth Burns has been selected to receive the YWCA's Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) award for her outstanding achievements, leadership and contributions to her profession. The honor is given out annually in San Diego County to women in executive, professional and managerial positions.

Burns will receive her award at the 29th Annual TWIN Awards Luncheon on Friday, June 27, at the San Diego Convention Center, beginning at noon in ballroom 20. Since 1980, almost 2,400 businesswomen have been honored with the event raising more than $1.8 million to support YWCA programs.

For more information about the 29th Annual TWIN Awards Luncheon, consult the YWCA website or contact the Melanie D. Seales, Director of Special Events and Public Relations, at the YWCA at 619-239-0355, ext. 218.

The YWCA of San Diego County, which was founded in 1907, provides women and families with shelter and services they need to escape homelessness and domestic violence. The organization strives to increase the status of women, girls and families, while promoting economic justice. The YWCA is a worldwide organization with nearly 300 associations at over 1,300 sites in the United States alone.

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