Girls Inc. seeking Hamblen Women’s Hall of Fame nominations

Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 7:21 am

 Girls Inc. of Hamblen County is seeking nominations for the 2012 Hamblen Women’s Hall of Fame.

 Nominees are women who should be honored for outstanding leadership in and contribution to the betterment of the community. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.

 Past honorees include a pilot, CEO, community activist, teacher, principal, non-profit founder, executive director, philanthropist, mayor, realtor, instructor, mother, actor, board member, musician, commissioner, financial advisor, church elder and community volunteer.

 “These women are leaders in our community who serve as great role models for our youth,” said Frankie Cox, Girls Inc. executive director.

 The mission of Girls Inc. is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. helps girls develop their capacity to be self-sufficient, responsible citizens, and to serve as advocates for other girls and women.

 One of the ways Girls Inc. fulfills their mission is by honoring local women leaders, acknowledging their contributions and sharing their accomplishments with the girls. Pictures of the Hamblen Women’s Hall of Fame inductees are displayed in the lobby of Girls Inc., inspiring the girls to envision a bright future for themselves.

 To recognize a woman who should be honored for her excellent leadership and community work, nominate her for the 2012 Hamblen Women’s Hall of Fame. Nomination forms are available at Girls Inc., 301 Sulphur Springs Road, and by e-mail at frankie. For more information, call Girls Inc. at 423-581-4430.

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