Woman of the Year nominees sought

Girls Inc. of Jackson County is seeking nominations for its “Woman of the Year” awards.

Three local women will be honored during the organization’s annual celebration gala at 6 p.m. April 24 at Celebrations in Seymour.

The organization is looking for Jackson County women who embody the spirit of Girls Inc. (Strong, Smart and Bold) through their service, career, persistence and/or achievements, according to a news release.

The names of nominees must be submitted by Feb. 1.

To submit a nomination, send an email to sjwilliams77@yahoo.com. Title the email “Nomination,” and write a brief explanation detailing why you believe your nominee is deserving. Nominees may be submitted through a message on the Girls Inc. of Jackson County Facebook page.

The gala committee and board of directors will make the final selections for the honorees.

The cost for tickets for the gala, which includes a meal, music, a reverse raffle and live and silent auctions, is $45 per person. Anyone planning to attend can call Girls Inc. at 812-522-2798.

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Aubrey Woods is editor of The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at awoods@tribtown.com or 812-523-7051.