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Still Time to Nominate Union County’s Women of Excellence

Union County, NJ – Members of the public are invited to submit their nominees for the 21st 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.

In particular, the Commission on the Status of Women invites residents to submit nominations that reflect an extra effort to assist others in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

The Women of Excellence program recognizes the many contributions that women make to life in Union County. Women who live, work or volunteer in Union County are eligible to be nominated.

“As the Union County community has pulled together to overcome the worst of Hurricane Sandy, this year’s Women of Excellence nominees will reflect the strength and spirit that so many women displayed in the face of the crisis,” said Union County Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella.”

The Women of Excellence who are selected from the pool of nominees will be honored at a celebratory dinner to be held on March 22, 2013 at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union Township.

The nomination process is simple and is open to women ages 21 years or older. To obtain a nomination form, contact Madeline Brigantino at 908-527-4144 or, or visit to download the form.

The completed form should be mailed to Jane O’Hara, Union County Commission on the Status of Women, 708 Newark Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090.

Nominations must be postmarked by December 1, 2012.


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