Correction: The headline and text had the date Oct. 12. These have been changed to reflect the Oct. 2 date.
Women who have made significant contributions to their community will be honored Oct. 2. The 10th Annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon will honor 47 nominees and recognize 12 winners from Roanoke, the New River Valley and Lynchburg. A list of nominees can be found below.
Hosted by the DePaul Community Resources, the event will take place at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center from noon to 2 p.m. The cost to attend the luncheon is $45 per person, $80 for two people and $300 for a table of eight. To buy tickets and get more information, visit depaulcr.org or call 265-8923.
Here is the press release from DePaul Community Resources.
ROANOKE, Va. (September 18, 2012) DePaul Community Resources will honor 47 nominees and recognize 12 winners at the 10th Annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon set for Tuesday, October 2 from 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center. Nancy Howell Agee, President & CEO of Carilion Clinic will be the keynote speaker for the luncheon.
The Women of Achievement Awards recognize women of Lynchburg, the New River Valley and the Roanoke Valley who have made significant contributions to the community through career, leadership and volunteer activities.
“This year we expanded the nomination area for the awards to include Lynchburg and the New River Valley,” says Sue Bentley, Executive Director of DePaul Community Resources. “To move a community forward, it is important to acknowledge its strengths and grow them. We see the awards and the opportunity to recognize outstanding women as a way to empower individuals and the community.”
DePaul Community Resources will honor women for their achievements in 12 categories:
• Foster Parenting
• Human Relations
• Social Services
To view the list of nominees, visit www.depaulcr.org.
Tickets for the awards luncheon are $45 for one, $80 for two or $300 for a table of eight and can be purchased online at depaulcr.org or by contacting 540-265-8923. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the luncheon. For information on sponsorship levels, visit www.depaulcr.org or call 540-265-8923.
DePaul Community Resources is proud to announce the nominees for the
2012 Women of Achievement Awards:
Joey Coakley Beck
Dr. Sandra Boatman
Trula L. Byington
Nancy L. Dahlstrom
Helen Elizabeth Davis
Nancy L. Goehring
Dr. Carolyn Goodspeed
Rev. Deborah Hunley
Janet M. Johnson
Joy Carter Parrish
Rebecca F. Pollard
Patricia E. Young
Award winners will be announced in 12 categories at the 10th Annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon set for Tuesday, October 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center. Nancy Howell Agee, President & CEO of Carilion Clinic will be the keynote speaker for the luncheon. For more information, visit www.depaulcr.org.