Finalists chosen for NAWBO-IE’s 10th Annual Amazing Women of the Inland Empire Awards Banquet
Corona, CA – Finalists were named for the 5 categories in NAWBO-IE’s 10th Annual Amazing Women of the Inland Empire Awards Banquet. The awards banquet honors women business owners who have outstanding achievements, and will be held on Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at the Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona, California. This event provides a wonderful opportunity to network, advertise, connect with influential decision-makers, and learn from incredibly successful business owners and their achievements. Attendees are truly amazed by the work that is being done behind the scenes daily in their communities.
Over 200 entries were submitted for consideration in 5 categories, including Business Woman of the Year, Legacy, Trailblazer, Community Builder, and Rising Star. The following women were chosen as finalists from the Inland Empire to receive one of these Amazing Women awards:
Business Woman of the Year Nominees:
Kim Carter of Time for Change
Rebecca Grammer/Christina Grammer of Suite 106 Cupcakery
Pom Intra of Prima Marketing Inc.
Monique Suraci of Murrieta Day Spa
These women have demonstrated creative initiative in her business – to grow the business, to create jobs for others, to overcome obstacles, and to help her community. They also display balance and focus, in their business and personal sphere of influences.
Ana Dimic of Dimic Steel Tech
Kathy Mcadara of Operation Safehouse
Kara Lublin of 100 Mile Club
These women have achieved a truly amazing goal and because of that are leaving behind an incredible legacy. They hold a vision which has turned into a powerful entity that will impact their communities for years to come. This prestigious award honors their visionary, innovative, and creative spirits!
Terry Oelrich of Reverse Control
Shayne Voorheis of Shayne and Company
Denise Wilson of Desert Jet
Diane Wyman of Wyman and Little Inc
These women have blazed a trail – one which others can follow and use to create their own success. They have maintained vision and has demonstrated unwavering strength and innovation.
Community Builder Nominees:
Dawn Meade Duffy of Girl Scouts San Gorgonia Council
Annette Durham of 7-11/Community Activist
Gina Elise of Pin-Ups for Vets
Dorothy Wolons of Menifee Chamber of Commerce
These women are by definition Bridge-Builders. They are deeply committed to their communities and demonstrate an amazing passion for their causes. They have successfully pulled together resources in the face of constant challenges to make their vision of bringing people, business, and community together a reality.
Rising Star Nominees:
Dr. Sofia Castro of Temecula Family Chiropractic
Lori Marruffo of Virtual Outsourcing Solutions
Yolanda Mason of YMM Media
Kathy Walsh of Business Waste Management
This woman has been in business three years or less and has demonstrated a clear track record of success. She demonstrates commitment and achievement in spite of the daunting task of starting a new business.
Finalists were chosen by business professional in the Inland Empire during preliminary judging. The award selection committee consists of past award winners, and NAWBO corporate partners. They will select the award winners from among the Finalists during the final judging.
“Being named a Finalist in the AWE Awards Banquet is an important achievement,” said Angelina Harris of NAWBO-IE. It means that independent business owners and community members have agreed that the nominees are worthy of recognition.
NAWBO-IE congratulates all of the finalists on their achievements and wish them well in the competition.
The final awards will be announced at the Amazing Women Event, April 18, 2013.
About NAWBO-IE : One of 80 chapters nationwide, NAWBO-IE is the organization of choice for women business owners in the Inland Empire, and is also a strong voice in Sacramento for public policy issues affecting women-owned businesses. To find out more about the vision and objectives of NAWBO-IE, the benefits of joining or becoming a corporate partner, please visit www.nawbo-ie.org
10th Annual AWE Awards Banquet
DATE: Thursday, April 18th, 2013
LOCATION: Eagle Glen Country Club
1800 Eagle Glen Pkwy Corona, CA 92883
For more information, please visit NAWBO-IE’s website: www.nawbo-ie.org