|Athena Award Deadline Approaching|
Chamber officials announce that nominations for the annual Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce/Berger Family Dealerships "Athena Award" are due April 2nd at the Chamber office, 20 W. Broad Street, in Hazleton.
The presentation is made to the "Businesswoman of the Year" in the Greater Hazleton Area. The Chamber "Athena" award will be given to the businesswoman who has demonstrated the "highest level of professional accomplishment" and is based primarily on professional competency, achievement and dedication. According to Chamber officials the "Athena" award is not intended to be a civic achievement award, but a meaningful recognition of women as an integral part of the Hazleton Area workplace. This year will mark the 23rd presentation of the award. The handsome bronze and crystal sculpture, is presented as part of the Chambers annual meeting and is sponsored by Berger Family Dealerships.. This year, the award will be presented on Thursday, May 20th, at the 118th Annual Dinner of the Chamber, to take place at the Genetti Best Western Inn & Suites.
Any woman employed by a chamber member firm may be nominated. Nominations can be made by employers, employees or friends, and should be forwarded to the Chamber of Commerce prior to the April 2nd deadline. Individuals who are nominated will be contacted by the Chamber for additional information necessary for the award judges to consider the nomination.
Nomination forms can be obtained by contacting the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce (455-1509) or by downloading the forms from the Chamber’s website at www.hazletonchamber.org. Official forms are not necessary however, and individuals desiring to submit the name of someone for consideration can do so by forwarding the name, place of employment, position, and brief comments about the individual to the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce. The name and a contact phone number for the individual making the recommendation must accompany the nomination.
To join The Chamber, please download, complete and fax or mail this form to the Chamber.
(Call 570-455-1509 for membership fee, based on company size.)