United Way accepting nominations for the Virtual Women United Tribute Award

Featured photo: 2019 award recipients Sue Engel, Andrea Kingbird, Rita Albrecht, Joy Johnson, and Ruth Sherman. Submitted.

In partnership with Bemidji Area Business Women and Bemidji State University, the United Way of Bemidji Area invites you to submit a nomination for the Virtual Women United Tribute Awards Breakfast on October 22, 2020.

Awards will be given to nominated women who have used passion, expertise and resources to impact the Bemidji community. The event will highlight women who have made a difference in the Bemidji area by giving of their time, talents, and/or gifts. All community members are encouraged to nominate a deserving woman in the Bemidji area.

Women United is a group of community-minded women who provide the opportunities and support it takes to build successful lives through United Way’s building blocks of Health, Income, Education, and Basic Needs.

Nominations for awards will be accepted until September 25, 2020 at 12pm. The nomination form can be downloaded at www.UnitedWayBemidji.org/Women-United. Completed nominations can be sent to Annie@UnitedWayBemidji.org.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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