Salute to Women

Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nancy Van Milligen, president and CEO of Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dereka Williams (from left), Gwendolyn Fountain and Monique McCauley pose for a photo after accepting the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar poses for a photo after accepting the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Kelly Larson accepts the award for Woman Who Makes a Difference during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Nicole Salazar accepts the award for Woman to Watch during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Telegraph Herald Executive Editor Amy Gilligan speaks during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Monique McCauley accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Gwendolyn Fountain accepts the award for Woman of the Year during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Monique McCauley, Dereka Williams and Gwendolyn Fountain are co-recipients of the award. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL
Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL

Dani Urbain accepts the award for Woman of Innovation during the Salute to Women Awards at Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. PHOTO CREDIT: NICKI KOHL