Nominate an Outstanding Woman

Posted on December 16, 2015

Deadline Extended to Jan. 11 for Outstanding Women Nominations

Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Patricia Walsh has announced that the deadline for nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards program has been extended to Monday, Jan. 11.

The annual awards are presented by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women during Women’s History Month in March.

Print a nomination form and guidelines from or call Commission Chair Janice Fields at 908-599-1637 if you do not have Internet access.

Nominations must be received by Jan. 11.  Email submissions are preferred.  Send a scanned copy of the completed and signed nomination form, along with any supporting documentation, to  Entries also may be mailed to the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women, Attn:  Janice M. Fields, Chair, 36 Darren Drive, Basking Ridge, NJ  07920.

Nominees must be women who live in Somerset County.  All nominations will be reviewed by the commission’s selection committee.

Categories are arts/entertainment/sports; business/entrepreneur/information technology; education; environmental initiatives; government/public/social service; Hometown Hero; journalism/media/law; medicine/health services; and volunteerism.

Nominations should be as specific as possible, citing the ways the nominee has demonstrated outstanding performance or dedication in her job or community.

Awards will be presented March 18 at the commission’s annual Women’s History Month celebration and dinner at The Imperia in Franklin.

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Source: Somerset County Office of Public Info