FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Women’s Network of Northeast Ohio Solicits
2011 Women of Achievement Nominations
Nominations Accepted Through Friday, April 15
AKRON, OH (February 28, 2011) -- Women’s Network has announced it will accept nominations for its 2011 Women of Achievement Awards through Friday, April 15. The awards, honoring women encouraging success and supporting the progress of women toward full participation in community life, will be presented at a gala luncheon on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Portage Country Club. Established by the YWCA of Summit County in 1999 to increase an understanding and appreciation of women and the doors they open for future generations, Women’s Network has hosted the annual event since 2005.
Three awards honor extraordinary women: The Women of Achievement Award, recognizing women who have gone beyond personal or career accomplishments to give back to their community; the Founders’ Award, honoring a Women’s Network member for her outstanding contributions; and the Judith Resnik Scholarship Award, presented to a young woman pursuing a career in math, science or engineering. The Dorothy O. Jackson Award recognizes a business or organization demonstrating a commitment to diversity in the workplace.
The nomination process is free. For information about specific awards and how to recommend a colleague, friend or place of business, visit the Women’s Network website at www.womensnetworkneohio.com, or send e-mail requests for nomination forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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