If someone comes to mind after reading the following description, they might be eligible for an award.
A central Victorian woman, who has given her all to the community throughout the years. Aged 55 and over, she might be a leader, a volunteer, or a mentor.
She might, or might not, have a high public profile. But she makes a profound and positive contribution to the lives of the people around her.
The Zonta Club of Bendigo has called for nominations for its second annual Women of Achievement award, which will be presented at the club’s International Women’s Day dinner on March 7.
Swim coach Val Campbell, artist Gayle Maddigan and nursing teacher Karen Riley were joint recipients of the inaugural prize in 2016.
The award recognises women who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the community.
The closing date for nominations has been extended from February 24 to March 1.
Forms are available from www.zontabendigo.org or by calling Sue Clarke on 0409 344 309.