We have received the nomination for outstanding women in the Sedona/Verde Valley! These are women who make a difference in our communities. All nominees will be honored and the winner will be announced at the PWG“MAKING A DIFFERENCE” Award Luncheon at the October Quarterly Luncheon, October 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Cottonwood Recreation Center.

Press Release [read more=”Read more” less=”Read less”]PWG Seeks Nominations for Making a Difference Award Honoring Women

Professional Women’s Group of Northern Arizona announces its first annual Making a Difference Award and seeks nominations for accomplished women who make a difference as leaders, mentors and advocates. The award will focus on women who volunteer their time, care for and nurture businesses, organizations, families, friends and communities,” says Alice Klies, chair of the Making a Difference Award committee.

Anyone in the community can nominate a woman to be the recipient of this award. Nominations may be submitted on PWG’s website, and are due by August 31, 2017 midnight. ”PWG is committed to igniting personal and professional growth through events focused on inspiring women through networking and education,” says PWG President Claudelle Johnson.

PWG is seeking sponsors who are interested in improving their company or organization’s image, prestige and credibility by supporting the PWG Making a Difference Award. It’s a great way to meaningfully boost visibility in the community. To register as a sponsor, call Alice Klies at 928-351-7746.

The Making a Difference winner will be announced at PWG’s Oct. 17 meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Cottonwood Recreation Center. Online preregistration is $15 at, including lunch. The cost is $20 at the door without lunch. The event includes networking opportunities, a 50/50 raffle and amazing door prizes.

Klies says, “So often we see women in Sedona and the Verde Valley who make a difference in employees or community members’ lives. They work selflessly and without a need to be noticed. This award will provide them with a chance to be recognized—a well-deserved opportunity to be in the limelight.”

PWG’s vision is to support, inspire and empower women to action. The purpose of the organization is to promote and enhance development and education of professional women in Sedona and the Verde Valley. For questions, call Klies at 928-351-7746 or email[/read]

Nominations have been accepted. We will be considering the nominees’ involvement in the following areas:

Mentoring Others
Public or Community Service
Major or Unique Contributions
Leadership in the Community