Youngstown BPW to Honor Christian in Business Women’s Week

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio —  Attorney Shirley Christian will be honored Oct 17 as 2017 Woman of the Year by Youngstown Business & Professional Women. Proceeds from the event will benefit the club’s Dr. Anne McMahon Scholarship Fund.

The dinner event, to be held at The Lake Club in Poland beginning at 5:30 p.m., also celebrates National Business Women’s Week.

Christian, a trial lawyer with the Youngstown office of the Reminger firm, specializes in employment practices defense, long-term care liability and medical malpractice. She previously served as a judge in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court.

Sponsorships are being sought in the form of program advertisements, patron contributions, Mystery Boxauction items and raffle basket donations. Dinner tickets are $50 each and can be obtained by emailing Carisa Sechrist, YBPW vice president, at

For more information about the event or donations, email Dee McFarland, YBPW president.

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