There are seven candidates for the SaskPower Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Workplace: Sonja Colbow, Wendy Hershe, Lynn Little, Misty Moneo, Sheena Onrait, Sheila Squires and Daryl Story.
Laurel Buck, DeeDee Chomyk and Lynn Tedford are vying for the Ida Petterson Memorial Award for Outstanding Entrepreneur.
There are also seven candidates for the Shirley Orsted Memorial Award for Young Woman of Today: Elusha Baird, Molly Fogarty, Caitlyn Friess, Teagan Graham, AnnaRae Gustafson, Jacqueline Peeace and Tess Rensby.
Susan Colbow, Christa Morhart and Brenda Noble are up for the SaskTel Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community.
“I would like to thank and congratulate all of the nominees for all of the exceptionally hard work and dedication they perform daily,” said local Quota Club president Stacy Boyko.
The awards will be handed out during a luncheon on Wednesday, April 23 at the Wylie-Mitchell Building. The event will start at 11:30 a.m.
The guest speaker for the awards luncheon has also been announced. Dr. Holly Pedersen from Minot State University in North Dakota will share her thoughts on What is Success.
Pedersen is the director of the deaf and hard of hearing education program in the special education department at the university.
Also during the nomination luncheon, SaskPower representative Judy May presented a cheque for $4,200. It represents SaskPower’s financial commitment as the title sponsor of the Women of Today Awards.
“I applaud you for the teamwork and the dedication that you have put into making your community and your province a better place,” said May.
Proceeds from the Women of Today will be presented to several different organizations in the community.