The Red Deer & District Community Foundation is celebrating the nominees for the 12th annual Women of Excellence Awards. On Thursday, May 9th the nominees from Olds were recognized during a supper gathering with the Olds Institute.
The 12th annual Women of Excellence Awards in Red Deer are coming up next month.
The 2019 Women of Excellence nominees from Olds were celebrated during a meet & greet dinner at Our Flames Lounge on Thursday, May 9th thanks to the Olds Institute and the Red Deer & District Community Foundation.
CEO of the Red Deer & District Community Foundation Kristine Bugayong says it is always nice to come to the town of Olds, personally meet the nominees and hear their stories.
The nominees from Olds are Rachel Andres, Doreen Bergum, Elsie Matchell and Christina Ray.
Bugayong says they are amazing people to emulate.
The Women of Excellence Awards are on June 19th at the Cambridge Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre (formerly The Sheraton Hotel)
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