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Union County, NJ — Nominations are now being accepted for the 19th annual Women of Excellence awards program, sponsored by the Union County Commission on the Status of Women and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

“The Women of Excellence Award honors the many different contributions of women from all walks of life,” said Freeholder Chairman Daniel P. Sullivan.  “When you hear these personal stories of achievement, you gain a deeper understanding of the people who shape our Union County communities and influence our lives.”

The Commission is looking for outstanding nominees who live or work in  Union County and have distinguished themselves in one or more of the following categories: Arts and Humanities; Business/Entrepreneurial; Community Service; Education; Government; Law; Law Enforcement; Medicine/Health Care; Women’s Advocacy.

The Women of Excellence who are selected from the pool of nominees will be honored at a celebratory dinner to be held at The Westwood in Garwood on Friday, March 25, 2011.

To obtain a Women of Excellence Award Nomination Form, call Madeline Brigantino at (908)527-4144 or visit to download the form.  The completed form should be mailed to Jane O’Hara, 708 Newark Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090.

Nominations must be postmarked by December 1, 2010.