February 23, 2017

Contact: Patricia Mavo

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Women’s Chamber of Commerce Announces Women’s History Month Lineup of Events

WEST PALM BEACH – The Women’s Chamber begins its month-long celebration of Women’s History Month with a lineup of events leading up to the prestigious Giraffe Awards, the Chamber’s signature event, which recognizes women in Palm Beach County who have “Stuck Their Necks Out” for other women in the community.

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 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. It 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.