Thursday, January 19, 2012

Winners' Circle Call for Nominations

Now in its 17th year, the Winners’ Circle Awards Program is Westmoreland County’s most prestigious business awards program. The Winners’ Circle Awards Program, presented by Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify women’s business center, recognizes women, men, businesses or organizations who advocate for women, women-owned business, and our community. The Winners’ Circle awards include the prestigious ATHENA Award®, the Seton Hill University Entrepreneurial Excellence Award, the Award for Community Service and the YWCA Rising Star Award. 

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Winners' Circle Awards Program. Nominations may be made online on the new Winners' Circle website. The deadline for nominations is midnight, February 3, 2012.

2012 Award Criteria

  • Awarded to a woman or man who devotes time and energy to improve quality of life for others
  • Mentors other women to reach full leadership potential
  • Demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in business or profession
Seton Hill University Entrepreneurial Excellence Award
  • Awarded to an individual (man or woman), organization or business
  • Advocates for growth and success of women-owned businesses
  • Creative in promoting and supporting women to be valuable contributors to the Westmoreland County economy
Award for Community Service
  • Presented to a woman who has contributed her time, resources and efforts to community organizations and community growth
  • Contributes personal influence and involvement beyond job expectations
YWCA Rising Star
  • Awarded to a woman, 30 years of age or under
  • Exhibits early professional success and potential to obtain marked achievement
  • Demonstrates willingness to help others, especially women and girls
Winners will be honored at the Winners’ Circle Award luncheon on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Four Points by Sheraton, Greensburg, PA. For more information, and to submit nominations, please visit the new Winners' Circle website.

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