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Nominations sought for annual women’s award

Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 10:28 p.m. CDT

DeKALB – Nominations are sought for the 25th annual ATHENA Award and Women of Accomplishment awards.

ATHENA awards recognize people who show creativity, initiative and excellence in their profession, provide valuable service and serve as a mentor or role model in helping women reach their leadership potential.

ATHENA nominees, both men and women, must live and work in DeKalb and be active in their careers. The Women of Accomplishment Award recognizes those who fulfill the ATHENA criteria but are retired or no longer working in DeKalb County.

Deadline for the nominations is 5 p.m. Aug. 25. Nomination forms are available at the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, 164 E. Lincoln Highway, and online at

For information, call 815-756-6306 or email Rosalie Williams at

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