2015 Winners' Circle

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Congratulations to the 2015 Winners’ Circle awards recipients. The Westmoreland County Winners’ Circle is delighted to honor Faye A. Rosatti with the Athena Award®; April Kopas with the Seton Hill Entrepreneurial Excellence Award; Deborah Thackrah with the Award for Community Service, and Sherrie E. Dunlap with the YWCA Rising Star Award. We hope you will join us for the Winners’ Circle Luncheon Reception on May 20, 2015, to honor their outstanding achievements.

2015 Winners' Circle Awards

Now in its 20th year, the Winners’ Circle Awards Program is one of Westmoreland County’s most prestigious business awards program. The Winners’ Circle Awards Program, presented by Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify women’s business center, recognizes women, men, businesses or organizations who advocate for women, women-owned business and our community. The Winners’ Circle awards include the prestigious ATHENA Award®, the Seton Hill University Entrepreneurial Excellence Award, the Award for Community Service and the YWCA Rising Star Award.

Athena AwardATHENA Award®

• Awarded to a woman or man who devotes time and energy to improve quality of life for others

• Mentors other women to reach full leadership potential

• Demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in business or profession

SHU Entrepreneurial Excellence Award Seton Hill University Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

• Awarded to an individual (man or woman), organization or business

• Advocates for growth and success of women-owned businesses

• Creative in promoting and supporting women to be valuable contributors to the Westmoreland County economy

Community ServiceAward for Community Service

• Presented to a woman who has contributed her time, resources and efforts to community organizations and community growth

• Contributes personal influence and involvement beyond job expectations

YWCA Rising StarYWCA Rising Star

• Awarded to a woman, 35 years of age or under

• Exhibits early professional success and potential to obtain marked achievement

• Demonstrates willingness to help others, especially women and girls

Winners will be honored at the Winners’ Circle Awards luncheon. For more information, please call Seton Hill University’s E-Magnify at 724-830-4625.

Questions? Please contact Michaelene Ressler, 724-830-4625.

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