St. Joseph native Monique Holland will be the keynote speaker for the YWCA’s 18th Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon on Thursday, June 20.

The lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Civic Arena in Downtown St. Joseph.

Holland graduated from Central High School in 1990. During her time there, she had a successful basketball career, which led her to a full athletic scholarship at Alabama State University. She currently serves as the senior associate athletics director and senior woman administrator at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.

To make a reservation for the lunch, call 816-232-4481, emailWOE@ywcasj.org or go to www.ywcasj.org. Individual reservations are $40.