The group is also honoring the legacy of its co-founder. The VOA announced it will be releasing a special edition purse in honor of Maud Ballington. The group says the "Purse With A Purpose" will raise money for charities.
Key supporters and volunteers were also honored during the ceremony Tuesday morning.
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