NAWBO-IE Honors Exceptional Business Owners
NAWBO-IE Honors Exceptional Business Owners on April 19
Event to raise scholarship funds for college students
Corona, Calif. – The envelope, please! The National Association of Women Business Owners, Inland Empire Chapter (NAWBO-IE) once again honors outstanding local women business owners and community leaders at its annual Amazing Women Event (AWE), April 19 at 6 pm in Corona (Eagle Glen Golf Club, 1800 Eagle Glen Parkway, Corona.) Visit www.nawbo-ie, “Programs and Events” for all event details and to register.
All in attendance will have the opportunity to enter to win prizes, including a Blackberry Playbook, Angles Tickets, and a $500 Southwest Airlines gift card! Plus, those who join NAWBO-IE that night will receive $50 off their membership fee along with a host of special goodies!
The evening’s emcee will be Gael Sylvia Pullen, pioneering businesswoman, speaker, author, and ardent philanthropist. AWE is a wonderful opportunity to not only network and connect with influential decision-makers, but to support local college students.
The 2012 AWE nominees were nominated by their peers:
Legacy Award — Cheryl Brown, Brown Publishing; Josie Gonzales, County of San Bernardino Supervisor; Maddalena Riboli, San Antonio Winery; Carmelita Rood, Retired Saving and Loan, Menifee Chamber of Commerce.
Community Bridge Builder Award — Yolanda Carrillo, Corona-Norco Family YMCA; Robbie Motter, Contacts Unlimited; Linda Sarancha, Foothill Financial Advisors; Peggy Stapleton, KSGN Radio.
Rising Star — Michele Donaldson, Beverly Hills Bridal Exchange; Breanne Houston, T3 Fitness; Jessica Sanchez, JS Platinum Insurance Services; Darlene Tarnoski, A Difference Today, Women Against Child Trafficking.
Business Woman of the Year — Palbinder Badesha, Express Employment Professionals; Bambi Cahilly, Excel Scientific, Inc.; Lynn Diamantopolous, Athena Marketing Research, Inc.; Tracey Papkey, Potamus Press Printing.
Trailblazer — Diane Cooper, Hourglass Wine and Art Gallery; Nicole Farrell, Karaoke with Nicole; RJ Jackson, Inspirational Speaker and Author; Lorna Jenkins, My Learning Studio.
NAWBO-IE will also honor Hilda Kennedy, President of AmPac Tri State CD and NAWBO-IE’s 2011-2012 President with the Acknowledging NAWBO Individuals That Achieve (ANITA) Award for her dedication to NAWBO-IE, her community, and to helping others achieve in numerous ways.
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. Their goal is to promote and enhance the growth and
Profitability of their member 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.