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Nominations open for Cuesta’s Women of Distinction awards 

Deadline to submit nominations is Jan. 31

The four recipients of the 2015 Women of Distinction awards, left to right: Elizabeth “Biz” Steinberg, Lisa Ray, Jill Bolster-White and Grenda Ernst. The women were recognized on Thursday, March 19, during a ceremony at Cuesta College.

The four recipients of the 2015 Women of Distinction awards, left to right: Elizabeth “Biz” Steinberg, Lisa Ray, Jill Bolster-White and Grenda Ernst. The women were recognized on Thursday, March 19, during a ceremony at Cuesta College.

–Cuesta College and the Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County Women’s Legacy Fund have announced open nominations for the 39th annual Women of Distinction Awards.

The purpose of the awards is to celebrate Women’s History Month (March) and recognize the contributions women have made in the areas of volunteering in the community, their profession and in philanthropy.

The four award categories are:

  • Community and Public Service Award – Professional
  • Community and Public Service Award – Volunteer
  • Progress for Women Award
  • Grace N. Mitchell Lifetime Achievement Award

 

The award ceremony will be held on Thursday, March 17, from 4 – 6 p.m. on Cuesta College’s San Luis Obispo Campus in Building 5400, Room 5401.

“Each year, the Cuesta College Foundation looks forward to partnering with the Women’s Legacy Fund to recognize the achievements of women in our county,” said Shannon Hill, executive director of the Cuesta College Foundation/Advancement.

“There are so many women in our community who work tirelessly helping others; we are excited to honor them,” said Mary Verdin, president of Verdin Marketing and chairperson of the Women of Distinction Planning Committee.

The deadline to submit nominations is January 31, 2016. For more information on the awards and nomination submission instructions, please visit www.wlfslo.org.

 

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