|ATHENA award nominations sought|
The ATHENA Award actively supports and celebrates the ATHENA mission of supporting, developing and honoring women leaders, inspiring women to achieve their full potential creating balance in leadership worldwide. The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forge paths of leadership for other women to follow.
The recipients must meet each of the following three criteria:
* Demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession
* Provide valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in their community
* Assist women in reaching their full leadership potential
Nominations for the award must be submitted using a nomination form. To access the electronic version, please visit www.gochamber.org for the local award information or the national information at www.athenafoundation.org/internal . You may include two additional pages of supporting documents, i.e. resume, cv, etc. The information submitted should support the award criteria of achievement, leadership and service. Deadline for submission is Sunday, March 16. Please return forms to:
Attn: Regional ATHENA Committee
202 N. Third St.
Grand Forks, ND 58203
A selection committee, consisting of a diverse group of community leaders, will review all nomination forms and select the recipient.
The award will be announced Thursday, April 3 at the Rydell GM Auto Center. Social begins at 5:30 p.m., with the program at 6:30 p.m. Lillian Elsinga, 2007 award recipient, will emcee the program.