HISTORY: Founded in 1982 by Republic Features Editor Jean Prather. Visit our Woman of the Year Gallery page to view the past winners of the award and read about their accomplishments.
PURPOSE: To recognize one woman from Bartholomew County for unselfish contributions toward creating a vital community and a high quality of life with an emphasis on long-term activity, hands-on work and diverse involvement.
ELIGIBILITY: Residents of Bartholomew County.
NOMINATIONS: Can be made by groups or individuals; once nominated, candidates will continue to be eligible; however entries can be re-submitted to update or add information. The deadline for 2012 entries is Sept. 23.
THE AWARD: Custom-made necklace; $2,000 to be awarded to recipient's charity of choice.
CEREMONY: October at Donner Center.
CONTACT PERSON: Jane Peabody, newsroom coordinator: 379-5633.
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: Last Sunday in September.