Nominations open for tribute to Women of Achievement

| 22 Feb 2012 | 03:44

    New Windsor — Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson and YWCA Orange County have launched the nomination period for the 2011 Orange County Tribute to Women of Achievement awards. Now in their 19th year, the tribute awards honor women in Orange County who have made a difference to the community in their professional, personal or school-based activities. Completed nomination forms are due to the selection committee for review by 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. Nomination forms are available online at or by contacting Millie Rolon at 561-8050, ext. 10 or by email to The nomination categories are: Arts (fine and performing arts, entertainment) Business (business/industry, self-employed, professionals, etc.) Communications (media, public relations, advertising, etc.) Health Care and Human Services (profit or non-profit) Public Service (government, politics, military, civil service, etc.) Education (schools, colleges, organizations of formal education) Woman of the Future (women between the ages of 16-21 who live, work, or go to school in Orange County) Bobbie A. Lahey Memorial Award - Volunteer Services (non-salaried services to the community) Self-nominations are accepted. Nearly 200 women from throughout Orange County have been recognized since the award’s inception. This year’s committee is chaired by Linda Muller, CEO of the Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center. Honorees will be recognized at the annual tribute dinner hosted at Anthony’s Pier 9 on May 11, 2011.