2/7/2013 5:00:00 PM Nominations sought for County Women of the Year
Special to the Times
PALM DESERT - The Riverside County Commission for Women is seeking nominations for its Women of the Year Awards. The deadline to nominate is 5 p.m. Feb. 13.
"The Women of the Year awards present an excellent opportunity to recognize some truly special women whose leadership and heart for service make Riverside County a better place," said District 4 Supervisor John J. Benoit, chairman of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. "I invite you to nominate an exceptional female role model today!"
Five women, who live or work in each supervisorial district, will be selected for special honors in a ceremony to be held at 9 a.m. March 12 at the Board of Supervisors meeting in Riverside. Each will be selected for her work to bring about social and economic change, promote women's equality, serve as an outstanding role model to women and girls, work on behalf of women's issues or outstanding performance within her profession to further advocate women's rights and improve the status of women in Riverside County
A nomination form may be found on the Commission for Women Web site: www.rivcocfw.com
For more information about the Women of the Year Awards, contact Sundae Sayles, Commission for Women liaison, 951-955-3510.