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Nominations due May 1 for Wyoming Woman of Distinction Award

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports

The Wyoming Council for Women's Issues will accept nominations for its 2013 Wyoming Woman of Distinction Award until May 1.

The award recognizes one woman each year who has had significant positive effects on women and families. This "once in a lifetime" award is for women who have influenced women and/or families in the areas of: education or employment, community outreach, health and wellness concerns, or legal issues.

Any person or group may submit a nomination by sending a completed nomination form and materials required to the WCWI office. Additional forms are available from the WCWI website or from any WCWI member. Nominees will be honored at a special ceremony in late summer or early fall. The nominee chosen as the Wyoming Woman of Distinction will be asked to supply a photograph.

Materials to be submitted with nomination form:

- One page summary of the nominee's contributions toward any or all of the above attributes.

- Three character and/or work/community letters of reference with full contact information.

- One page biographical sketch of the nominee.

- Other supportive materials may be included that provide examples or additional information.

All materials should be legible.

For more information about the Woman of Distinction award or for application forms, contact Chava Case at the Wyoming Business Council at 777-2823 or chava.case@wyo.gov.

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