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Nominations open for Women of Excellence Awards

Posted at 2:38 PM, May 29, 2020

LAFAYETTE, La. - The Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women (LCNW) is currently accepting nominations for the 26th Annual Women of Excellence Awards.

The event honors women who have accomplished the goal of improving the opportunities and lives of women and their families and therefore had a positive impact on our community.

The three categories are: Business/Industry/Professional (including health care, privately owned businesses and corporations), Nonprofit (including religious affiliations, community organizations, volunteer work and civic participation) and Public Service (including education, government and law enforcement) and the Be Brave Award (including a brave woman who has overcome innumerable challenges, injustices and has broken through barriers to help change her community).

The ceremony honors those women in these categories that have made a significant impact upon the lives of our citizens.

All nominations must be received by Friday, July 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

Visit LCNW's Unofficial Facebook page: for nomination forms. Nominations can be submitted by mail to Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women P.O. Box 52082, Lafayette, Louisiana 70505 or via the google form on their unofficial Facebook page. They can also be sent directly to Shannon Marks, WOE Chair, at

Nominations are encouraged from any individual within the eight parishes of Acadiana. Winners will be recognized during the Women of Excellence Awards Banquet on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at the Petroleum Club.

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