Woman of Distinction nominees being sought

January 14, 2016

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Womenís House Serving Bruce and Grey will be hosting the annual International Womanís Day celebration on March 8th, 2016 at the Lakeshore Recreation Centre in Port Elgin and is seeking nominations for the Woman of Distinction award.

"Over the years, there have been some phenomenal women nominated," says Community and Fund Development Coordinator, Tiffany Love. "Itís a beautifully heart-warming experience to receive those nominations and to celebrate those women for how they have touched the world. If you know a woman of distinction, take the time to nominate her. Thereís ample time still to gather the information and put together a strong application."

Nominators are encouraged to submit a 250-500 word biography explaining why this person should be recognized as a Woman of Distinction. We have established the following criteria that will guide us in making our final decision:

  • Provides inspiration and motivation to others

  • recognized as a positive role model through example, mentoring and education

  • consistently displays leadership qualities

  • promotes and supports equality, improved opportunities and choices in the community

  • demonstrates vision, innovation or creativity and the courage to take risks

  • advocates positive changes in society through the impact of her activities, particularly for women and girls

  • must be a resident of Bruce or Grey County

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Nominations for the annual Woman of Distinction Awards will be accepted until February 5th, 2016 until 4:00pm.   

The winner will be announced on March 8th, at the International Womenís Day event at the Lakeshore Recreation Centre in Port Elgin.

Please send your nominations to Tiffany Love by mail at Box 760, Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4, by email at tlove@whsbg.on.ca  or by fax at (519) 396-7800.

 If you have any questions or concerns about nominations, International Womenís Day or Womenís House in general, contact Tiffany at (519) 396-9814 ext.225.

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