Nominations close Feb. 20 for Women of Distinction Awards; luncheon keynote speaker will be Mary Collins

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 0 Comments


Miami Lakes’ Cultural Affairs Committee has issued its last call for nominations to be submitted  for its Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon in honor of Women’s History Month which is scheduled at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue.

The luncheon guest speaker will be Mary Collins, a former Miami Lakes council member and Miami-Dade County commissioner.

The Nomination Applications may be found at, and must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, to Community and Leisure Services manager Kristina Labossiere via email at

Women who either live or work in the Town of Miami Lakes may be nominated in the following categories:

Arts: A women who has contributed to the cultural life of the community through theatre, dance, music, art or literature.

Business: A professional woman in a position as owner, CEO or high-level manager of a business or industry.

Community and Civic Affairs: A leader, supervisor, administrator, manager or member who has contributed to the community.

Education: A woman educator, administrator, or director of a public or private institution of learning who has been outstanding in the field.

Government: A woman who has made an outstanding contribution to the community through her work in or with local government.

Health Service: An individual who had made an outstanding contribution in the health services field.

Humanitarian: An outstanding woman who has contributed to the community. This individual may, or may not be, affiliated with a commercial, professional or non-profit agency or group.

Volunteer: A woman who has made an outstanding contribution in serving the needs of others.

For lunch reservations, contact Nathalie Garcia via email at or call 305-364-6100.


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