Vernon Women in Business has announced the nominations for 2017 Vernon Woman of the Year Award.
The award honours women in the community who display leadership in business, volunteering and the community.
“This outstanding response shows just what a vibrant community we live in” states Carla Dahlen, Award Committee Chair. This is our 30th year where the community organization Women in Business has been proud to present this award to deserving women. And this is a record year for nominations!”
All 12 nominees will be highlighted at the Nomination event Tuesday April 4th at Okanagan Spirits 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
The judges are right now evaluating the nominees.
“Due to the large number of nominees, we will have all 12 nominees presented on April 4th. And at this event we will announce the 8 nominees who are finalists for the pinnacle Woman of the Year 2017 Award.”
At their May 11th Woman of the Year Gala dinner the finalists will be honored and their contributions to their profession and our community will be acknowledged on stage. Once all finalists have been presented, then we will announce our judges’ final decision for the 2017 Woman of the Year.
(Photo shows 2016 nominees)
The list of 2017 nominees is as follows:
Mary Jo O’Keefe
Along with being honoured with the title, the 2017 Woman of the Year recipient will receive a beautiful pearl necklace set donated by Sweet Smiles Society and a fabulous two-day stay at any Prestige Hotel & Resorts location.
Tickets for the event are available at:www.ticketseller.ca /Tel: (250) 549 7469