Tickets are now on sale to the awards program and reception celebrating the inaugural group of inductees in the McKnight’s Women of Distinction program. Rising Stars, as well as initial members of the Hall of Honor, and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Lynne Katzmann will be honored starting at 6:30 p.m. on May 16 in Chicago.

The evening will include refreshments, cocktails and networking, awards presentations, remarks from Katzmann and others, video, photos and more. The star-studded event will be held at the evolveHer center in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. PointClickCare is the program’s platinum sponsor.

Winners in the Rising Stars and Hall of Honor divisions were announced on successive days in mid-March. Stories about them provide added detail about the program, which is designed to honor some of the top professionals to be found in long-term care. A full gallery of winners as well as ticket information for the ceremony, can be found at