Women of Excellence finalists named

Nineteen nominees have been announced for the 2013 Women of Excellence Awards.

Nineteen nominees have been announced for the 2013 Women of Excellence Awards.

Red Deer and District Community Foundation’s award program recognizes women who have done great things in Central Alberta.

Nominees in nine categories include:

• Arts, Culture and Heritage — Shelia Bannerman, of Red Deer, and Jenna Goldade, of Red Deer.

• Athletics, Recreation and Fitness — Kathleen Anne ‘Kay’ Kenny, of Red Deer, and Jackie Waisman, of Red Deer.

• Business and the Professions – Patricia Bourne, of Innisfail, and Stella Robb, of Springbrook.

• Community Building – Cheryl Adams, of Red Deer, Robin Armitage, of Red Deer, Shirley Challoner, of Red Deer, Melodie Helm, of Ponoka, Shannon Nivens, of Red Deer, and Michelle Weinberger, of Red Deer.

• Education and Training — Pattie Henley, of Red Deer, and Judy Dea Dorland, of Red Deer County.

• Entrepreneurship — Katherina Mercedes Cummins, of Sylvan Lake, and Leona Mae Quantz Staples, of Innisfail.

• Environment — Beverly Anne Anderson, of Norglenwold.

• Health and Wellness — Mary Eileen Gardiner, of Red Deer.

• Human Services — Jan Underwood, of Red Deer.

The sixth annual Women of Excellence Awards Gala will be held on June 12, at 5:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel.

Award recipients will be announced at the gala.

Tickets are $100 each. For tickets call 403-341-6911.

The Women of Excellence Awards Gala is presented by the Red Deer Advocate, 100.7 The River and foundation sponsor Red Deer Living.

Just Posted

Sylvan Lake council adopts waterfront plan

Sustainable Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan to guide development for next 20 years

Two people die in Rocky-area collision

Rocky Mountain House RCMP investigate

RDC launches week of activities focusing on student mental health

Learners invited to join the discussion at #MakeSomeTimeRDC

Husky Energy walks away from its hostile takeover bid for MEG Energy

CALGARY — Husky Energy Inc. is walking away from its hostile takeover… Continue reading

Trudeau says politicians shouldn’t prey on Canadians’ fears

The Prime Minister was speaking at a townhall in Ontario

Teen vaping is an epidemic: US government

E-cigarettes are now the top high-risk substance used by teenagers, outpacing cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana

‘I never said there was no collusion,’ Trump lawyer says

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says he has ‘never said there was no collusion’

Body of Canadian miner found after African kidnapping

Kirk Woodman’s body was discovered 100 kilometres from the site where he worked for Progress Mineral Mining Company in Burkina Faso

Canada’s Conners on his way to full PGA Tour card with fast start to 2019 season

Corey Conners was working on his putting last Friday when fellow Canadian… Continue reading

Canada’s Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov advance at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada’s Milos Raonic and Denis Shapovalov have advanced to… Continue reading

Study finds more than half of food produced in Canada wasted

The study released Thursday is the world’s first to measure food waste using data from industry and other sources instead of estimates

AP Exclusive: A peek at how Disney resort shows are made

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — With excitement building over a new “Star… Continue reading

Justin Bieber’s ‘Steps to Stardom’ hometown exhibit makes plans for a book

STRATFORD, Ont. — Justin Bieber’s meteoric rise to pop stardom will be… Continue reading

Most Read