February 28, 2017

Contact: Patricia Mavo

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Women’s Chamber of Commerce Announces 2017 Giraffe Awards Nominees

WEST PALM BEACH – The Women’s Chamber has announced its 2017 Giraffe Awards Nominees. The Giraffe Awards will take place on March 30 at the Kravis Center to recognize women in Palm Beach County who have “Stuck Their Necks Out” for other women in the community.

This year the Chamber received 21 nominations. The official list of Giraffe nominees can be found here.

Now in its 22nd year, the Chamber’s celebration begins with a Kick-Off Networking Mixer at the Chesterfield Hotel Palm Beach on March 2 at 5:30 p.m., followed by a Women’s History Month Proclamation on March 14 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission Chambers, Robert Weisman Governmental Center, 6th Floor, 301 N Olive Avenue. An invitation-only VIP Reception will take place at the beautiful Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens at 5:30 p.m. on March 16, and closing out the month is the Giraffe Awards Luncheon and expo on March 30 at 11:00 a.m., where “we celebrate exceptional women in our community,” says Chamber President Heather Gray.

The Chamber is pleased to announce that Emmy Award-Winning TV news veteran, Toni May, is the event’s emcee, and Alyson Seligman, President of the SBS Agency, is the event’s speaker. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $195.00 and include invitations to all programs. Registration and sponsorship form available at www.womenschamber.biz.


About the Women’s Chamber

The Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County was founded in 1994 by a handful of businesswomen who envisioned building the Chamber into the leading business organization for women in Palm Beach County. The Chamber fulfills its mission to empower members and to advance women’s leadership in the local economy through networking, professional development, and community engagement. The Women’s Chamber Foundation serves members and women in the community by raising funds to support scholarships for deserving women and girls who aspire to achieve economic success through higher education.