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  • September 30, 2016

    2016 Nominees


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  • Melissa Martz
    September 16, 2015

    Nominator Spotlight – Melissa Martz


    Melissa Martz has nominated two women for K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year. She is passionate about having recognition given to deserving individuals from the community and puts every effort into the nomination process. Melissa was very kind to share with us some thoughts about her experience as a nominator.

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  • Sara Casselman
    August 19, 2015

    Recipient Spotlight – Sara Casselman


    Sara Casselman is a perfect example of how many of our categories cross over each other.  Sometimes this makes it very difficult to choose what category is most suited to an individual.  Sara was nominated and selected as a recipient in the Professional category; however, as you will read in her spotlight, Sara could have easily been part of the community

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  • Shirley Levene
    August 07, 2015

    Recipient Spotlight – Shirley Levene


    This week we would like to shine our spotlight on Shirley Levene, a past Women of the Year award recipient.  Shirley tells us about the rollercoaster of emotions she experienced as a nominee and recipient!  Her story is, like so many others, humble and revealing; showing us that service comes from the heart.  You can learn more about Shirley and her chari

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  • Dawne Taylor Gilders
    July 29, 2015

    Past Nominee Spotlight – Dawne Taylor Gilders


    Our first spotlight introduces Dawne Taylor Gilders, a past Women of the Year nominee. Dawne shares her experience and, similar to many of her fellow nominees, a story that touches the tip of the iceberg on her contribution to her profession and the community.  We can only imagine how hard it is to accept a nomination, much less ask for letters o

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  • Women of the Year 2014 Web 1
    June 16, 2015

    Introducing the Women of the Year Blog


    Welcome to the inaugural Women of the Year Blog!

    Our committee is honoured to have the opportunity to share news, ideas, stories and inspiration of the women of our region through this blog.  In the coming months, you can check-in here to read profiles for this year’s nominees, spotlights on sponsors and previous winners, and to share our journey as we

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