ST. CLOUD -- March is National Women’s History Month, and a local organization is currently accepting nominations for an annual award that celebrates St. Cloud area women.

The Women’s Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation is looking for nominations for the 2022 ATHENA Award. Each year the award is given to a woman in the St. Cloud area who has achieved excellence in her career and is actively inspiring others.

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Nominees should show a history of creativity and initiative in the workplace, as well as a dedication to improving the lives of others in the community and lifting up other women to their full leadership potential. Previous winners include Debra Leigh, Dorraine Larison, Bernie Perryman, and Tarryl Clark.

Nominations will be accepted through April 29th, and the winner will be honored at a luncheon this summer.

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