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Women’s History Month seeking nominees

The Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women is accepting nominations for women who have made lasting contributions to the Jacksonville community.

Four local women will be selected as poster honorees celebrating Women’s History Month in March and recognized at a reception at the University of North Florida Thomas G. Carpenter Library. This year’s theme is “Women in Motion.”

Honorees are selected by the Commission on the Status of Women based on these criteria:

 Contribution of lasting value within the Jacksonville community

 Residency in Jacksonville or adjacent county

 Varying life experiences, occupations, etc.

 Role model for others, especially young women

If you know of a deserving woman who has made a difference in the community, complete and submit a nomination by clicking here, requesting a form via email at or by calling Alice Checorski, staff liaison for the Women’s Commission, at 904-630-3632. Only nominations submitted on the approved forms will be accepted. The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.

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