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Purpose of the Award:

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a woman of Steele County over the age of 60 who by her perseverance and leadership carved significant footprints in the community and world at large. By doing so she created positive role models for women coming after her.

Nominees should demonstrate success and/or have an impact in some or all of the following areas:

  • Successful achievement in their career.
  • Assistance to others in their careers; or assistance to youth and young careerists.
  • Volunteer effort in service/professional organizations.
  • Public policy activity, empowerment or awareness particularly on behalf of women/family issues in the workplace.
  • Other leadership roles within the community.
Special Note for 2021: Lifetime Achievement nominations will still be accepted in 2021, but no individual honorees or awards will be presented this year. Any nominations received in 2021 will be saved and considered in 2022. 

To nominate: please complete the online nomination form or complete the fillable PDF nomination form.

Check back for the 2021 deadline.

Mail to:
Owatonna Business Women (OBW) Nominating Committee
PO Box 942
Owatonna, MN 55060

Or email to OBW Nominations

Please indicate in the subject line: Lifetime Achievement

You may submit more than one nominee.

NOTE: INCOMPLETE OR APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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