The 19th annual Women of the Year Awards is coming to Stratford next month. The event hosted by Optimism Place Women’s Shelter and Support Services also honour the 100th anniversary of a woman’s right to vote. The awards recognize women in Perth County for their outstanding contributions in eight categories including Business, Environment and Science and Technology. The event runs October 27th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Best Western Arden Park Hotel. For more details or to nominate, go to optimism place-dot-com.