For decades women have been contributing to make the world a better place. Now the Muskingum Family YMCA wants to thanks those who have dedicated their lives to the service of others. The YMCA is currently accepting applications for its 15th annual "Women of Achievement" awards, specifically to "honor women in Muskingum County for attaining and empowering other women to succeed." A total of six categories for awards including: Business, Education, Professions, Health Care, Special Recognition, and Young Adult. The deadline for applications is February 7th. Applications are available at the YMCA, located on McIntire Avenue.