Nominations accepted for 2014 ATHENA Awards

Luncheon planned for April 16, 2014

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – “The ATHENA Award Program celebrates exceptional individuals who have achieved excellence in their profession, have served the community in a meaningful way and have assisted women in their attainment of professional goals and leadership skills.

Nominations for the two local ATHENA Awards are now open. Nomination forms can be located on the Greater Fort Wayne Inc. website,

The prestigious ATHENA Leadership Award honors individuals who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession, who provide valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and who actively assist women in realizing their full leadership potential.

The ATHENA Young Professional Award honors emerging women leaders 40 and under who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in her business or profession, provides valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in her community, and clearly serves as a role model for young women both personally and professionally.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 21, 2014.

Donations for the ATHENA Scholarship are being accepted at the time of ticket purchase by clicking the registration button.
Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is proud to announce the 10th Annual ATHENA Awards Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Ceruti’s Summit Park, Diamond Room, 6601 Innovation Blvd., from 11:30a.m. to 1p.m.

The cost for individual tickets is $35 and Table Sponsorships are $500. Table Sponsors receive one table for eight individuals to attend the event and will have their logo/company name recognized at the table. Payment for this event is nonrefundable.

RSVPs are required. Please respond by Friday, April 11, 2014.”

For additional information, contact Liz Struckholz, 260 420-6945 or

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