CPBJ Accepting nominations for the 2017 Women of Influence Awards

Harrisburg, PA (January 19, 2017) – Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Women of Influence awards. This program recognizes women leaders in the midstate who are influential in their companies, industries and communities, and have solid reputations based on their experience, integrity, leadership, and accomplishments.

Thirty women will be selected as Women of Influence award recipients. In addition, three special recognition awards will be presented. One woman will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for her life’s work in making Central Pennsylvania a great place to work and live. The Woman to Watch Award will be presented to a woman, age 30 or under, who is stepping up to help shape the Central Pennsylvania of tomorrow. A third woman dedicated to spending time, energy and expertise to help the midstate community thrive will receive the Community Achievement Award.

To be eligible, a woman must hold a senior management-level position in a for profit or not-for-profit organization in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry or York county. The full eligibility requirements, nomination form, and award descriptions are available online at the Central Penn Business Journal website at www.CPBJ.com/events. An individual can be nominated by a peer, supervisor or herself. All nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017.

All award recipients will be honored during the Women of Influence Awards luncheon on June 26, 2017 at the Hilton Harrisburg, and profiled in a special publication inserted into the June 30, 2017 issue of the Central Penn Business Journal.

The Women of Influence awards are sponsored by Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz; Rhoads & Sinon; Mountz Jewelers and PinnacleHealth System. It is a program of the Central Penn Business Journal. Contact Emily Winslow, event coordinator, with questions at 717-236-4300 or emilyw@cpbj.com.

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