March is Women's History Month, and to celebrate the occasion, Hodges University will honor women of Southwest Florida who are making a difference in the community at a gathering March 2 in Naples.
The event, “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, Clarity, and Commitment,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 2 on Hodges’ Naples campus in the White Community Room, 2647 Professional Way, a release on the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce website said.
“This event is to celebrate the women of Southwest Florida and to recognize the unsung heroes who are making a difference,” Gail Williams, chief diversity officer at Hodges University, said in the release. “Also, men are strongly encouraged to attend this event and help us celebrate these amazing women.”
Among the 2017 honorees are Barbara Key-Ramos, Brenda Tate, Stacey Lee Williams, Yemisi Oloruntola-Coates, Aysegul Timur and Eliana Tardio, the release said.
Dr. Sheila Robinson, founder and publisher of Diversity Woman Media, will be the keynote speaker for the event. The honorary guest will be the university’s namesake, Thelma Hodges.
The cost to attend is $35. Lunch will be included. Raffle prizes will also be given away. To register or become a sponsor,go to https://hu.formstack.com/forms/womens_history_month.
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