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Nominations are Now Open for WERC’s 2017 Annual Awards



The Capital District Women’s & Employment Resource Center (WERC) will honor community leaders who have made important contributions to the personal and professional growth of women, as well as to the region’s economic vitality at WERC’s 13th Annual Awards Luncheon Celebration on Tuesday, October 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, New York.

WERC is seeking nominees for The Harriet Rifkin Leadership Award and The WERCing Woman Achievement Award. Full descriptions of awards criteria and nomination forms are available on WERC’s website at:

http://www.cdwerc.org/nomination_WERC_award.html

Nominations are open to any woman who has provided advancement to women in the workplace, is an excellent role model for those served by WERC, and/or has demonstrated leadership, volunteerism and professionalism as a way of life.  Nominations close Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5pm.

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