GO Topeka’s Entrepreneurial & Minority Business Development 2nd Annual Women of Influence Awards. The committee has met and reviewed each of the nominations and has made its selection for finalists in each category. The finalists in each category are listed below. The women chosen as finalists for 2015 are:
Community Service Anita Wolgast
Education Dr. Beryl New
Mentorship Judge Marla Luckert
Outstanding Entrepreneur Martha Bartlett-Piland
Rising Star Stephanie Heston
Woman of Achievement Dr. Brenda Dietrich
Every woman nominated is deserving of the award, and the selection committee struggled to make its decision.
The Women of Influence Recognition Reception will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom, Ramada Topeka Downtown. RSVP at TopekaChamber.org., or contact Mary Ann at 785-231-6000, or e-mail at manderson@GoTopeka.com.