FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2014 OWL Awards Nominees Announced!
SACRAMENTO, CA (October 8th, 2014) – The National Association of Women Business Owners Sacramento (NAWBO-Sac) has announced the nominees for the 2014 Outstanding Women Leaders Awards (OWL Awards).
The OWL Awards is a tribute to key women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders in the Sacramento Valley region who have advanced the status of entrepreneurial excellence and community leadership.
Nominations were announced in seven categories and selected by NAWBO-Sac’s Voting Committee comprised of a group of respected women in the Sacramento Valley region. Additionally, the “Wind Beneath Our Wings” Award recipient is Pam Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., and the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Eva Garcia of Garcia Realty. Hosted by KFBK’s radio personality Kitty O’Neal, the event will be held on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 6pm at the Double Tree Hotel in Sacramento.
“We are excited about this year’s nominees,” said Anne Staines, NAWBO-Sac’s President and Founder of Proprose Social Marketing Solutions. “We congratulate all nominees and look forward to celebrating them.”
The 2014 OWL Awards is sponsored by Bank of America, UC Davis Community Relations, Sacramento Business Journal, SMUD, KBFK News Radio, The Party Concierge, Comstock’s Magazine, Union Bank and Graphic Focus.
The complete list of nominees for the 2014 “OWL Awards” are:
2014 Outstanding Women Leaders Awards Nominees
Azizza Davis Goines
Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
BD Tax & Finance Group Inc.
S.H.E. Sisters Health Education
Judge Bunmi O. Awoniyi
?Superior Court of California
Cecelia Lakatos Sullivan
Edelman – Sacramento
Eva Molina-De Vilbiss
Molina Service Center
Loretta “Inez” Whitlow
?Chicks in Crisis, Inc
Jeanne Marie Cooper
Jeanne Marie Esthetics/HD Quality Media Make-up
Kachet Galena Jackson-Henderson
The Lipstick Giraffe
PrasieWorks Health and Wellness
Marcelle Annette Flowers
Molly Sue Brown
Sun and Soil Juice Company
LEAF Global Education
Reverend Tammie Denyse
Carrie’s TOUCH, Inc.
Sara Woo Media
Teresa M. Higgins
Wind Beneath Our Wings Award
Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI)
Lifetime Achievement Award
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ABOUT THE OWL AWARDS
The Outstanding Women Leaders (OWL) Awards was established in 1997 to recognize and celebrate outstanding women business owners in the Sacramento Valley region. The event is a tribute to women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders who have advanced the status of entrepreneurial excellence and community leadership.
The OWL Awards recognizes women nominees in seven categories: Woman on the Way Award (Up and coming business owner, less than 5 years in business), Woman Innovator Award (Successful business owner in a non-traditional business), Luminary Award (An individual lighting the way for others), Executive Woman Award (Senior level corporate woman), Vision Award (An organization whose vision provides opportunities for girls or women) Wise Woman Award (Business Woman of the Year) and Achievement Against All Odds (Success despite unfavorable circumstances).
ABOUT NAWBO Sacramento Valley
NAWBO-Sacramento is the region’s premier organization and voice for women business owners. Our goals are to provide women business owners with appropriate educational, social, economic and political programs to assist them in making effective changes in their business culture, including, building strategic business alliances and affiliations, influencing opinion makers and strengthening the wealth building capacity of our members. We value and seek a diverse and inclusive membership no matter how large or small your business. Follow NAWBO-Sac on Facebook.com/NAWBOSacramento | Twitter.com/NAWBOsac | or visit www.nawbo-sac.org.