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Highland IFBW to hold Recognition & Awards Evening

Highland IFBW, an affiliate of Illinois Federation of Business Women, will hold its annual Recognition & Awards Evening (formerly Boss & Guest Night) on Oct. 10 at Popeye’s Chop House in St. Rose. Networking begins at 6 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by a short business meeting, program, and announcement of the Boss of the Year, Woman of Achievement, and Women Mean Business awards.

Any IFBW member or committee may submit a nomination in any of the categories. Nominees will be judged on essays of 1,000 words or less based on these criteria:

▪ Woman of Achievement: Outstanding achievement in her career, assistance to other women in their career advancement, outstanding guidance to youth and young career women, significant contribution to the IFBW Federation objectives, service in volunteer efforts in the community, leadership in church, local, state or national programs, and leadership effort to encourage women to enter politics.

▪ Boss of the Year: Supports the IFBW organization and its objectives, attitude toward employees, outstanding achievement in his/her career, assistance to women employees for further advancement, outstanding guidance to youth in the community, service in volunteer efforts in the community, and leadership effort in church and local organizations.

▪ Women Mean Business: Outstanding achievement in her career, assistance to other women in their career advancement, outstanding guidance to youth and young career women, service in volunteer efforts in the community, leadership in church, local, state or national programs, and leadership to encourage women to enter politics.

Following the announcement of this year’s award winners, special entertainment will be provided. For reservations, call Margaret at (618) 654-4168 before noon on Friday, Oct. 7.

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