to the Observer's Woman of the Year awards, a special event designed to
recognise a whole range of women's skills, talents and achievements. Past
nominations have included teachers, beauticians, speech therapists,
athletes, stylists business women, mothers, carers, artists, volunteers
and remarkable success stories from entrepreneurs. So what can this year’s nominations bring? We want to hear from you - it’s time wonderful women whose work might often go under the radar is celebrated. Hosted by Olympic athlete and presenter Sally Gunnell, this year’s ceremony is
already set to rival last year’s glamorous occasion.Taking place on
Friday, November 22, at the Hilton Avisford Hotel in Arundel, the
awards will recognise the achievement of women in 16 categories. It’s not only the nominees who have a big part to play – each category is sponsored by a business from the area.To nominate or buy tickets before the October 18 deadline or to sponsor a category, visit the JP South events page.
Inspirational Woman: Sponsored by Whitlocks To
recognise a woman who has inspired others with that extra special
achievement: whether it be overcoming illness or difficulties or
devoting their time to a worthy charity. It could be behind the scenes
or in the public eye, this person should be an inspiration in terms of
her attitude, work and life.
Success Story Do you know
someone who deserves an award for their outstanding achievement –
whether that success has come at home, at work, or with their hobbies
Online Business For an e-business that operates solely online or inspiring digital individual.
Woman in Community Charity or Voluntary Sector Working
in the voluntary sector, community or a charity, this woman could be a
carer, fundraiser or simply someone who sacrifices their time for
Business Woman This woman can be in the business
field who has shown determination, drive and has made a real difference
in her working environment.
Woman in Fashion Sassy, vibrant
and ‘in touch’ with real women’s needs, the Woman of the Year in
Fashion has to have a real sense of style and an eye for that X factor.
Mum of the Year Sponsored by Jo O’Sullivan Mum of the Year is a woman who is outstanding mother, leader and role model.
Woman in Arts This
can be a woman in the performing arts, music, the written word or
visual medium, whether it’s behind the scenes or in public....... a
woman who has truly maximised her talents.
Woman in Education: Whether
this is a teacher, classroom assistant, dinner lady or caretaker, we
are looking for someone working in education who has gone that extra
mile for children, teenagers or students and their education.
Woman in Uniform: Sponsored by Waters Edge Clinic She
can be any woman working in any area of the health sector as a nurse,
doctor, medical technician or any of the many roles across this sector.
Woman to Watch: An exciting up-and-coming woman from any field.
Woman of Courage Sponsored by Creations Courage
comes in many forms. Some women have battled against enormous odds at
home or at work. Let us know of these achievements so we can highlight
Hair & Beauty Award Sponsored by Xenca Women
don’t trust just anyone when it comes to hair and beauty – they demand
someone who has something special. Do you know that person? What makes
them different? Nominate them for our award.
award sets out to recognise a keen sportswoman who has either achieved
much herself or has successfully inspired others in sport.
Young Woman Awards Some
women aged under 25 have already had the experiences to last a
lifetime. Some have achieved a huge amount in a short space of time at
home, at work, in sport, or in their hobbies. Who deserves wider
recognition for their achievements?
Overall Woman of the Year Headline Sponsor – Euphoric Chosen
by the panel of judges from all of the category winners. They will be
looking for that special person who deserves the highest accolade.
sponsor a category, visit www.jpsouthevents.co.uk or contact Jeanette
Hockley – email firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on 01243
534140. You can also call Shirley Coller 01903 282301 – email
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