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    December 20, 2011

    Chamber announces WE Celebrate Award Winners

    WE CelebrateA crowd of almost 700 gathered at the sixth-annual WE Celebrate Awards at the downtown Hyatt on Wednesday, December 7. The event featured a keynote address from Melanie Healey, P&G’s group president of North America, as well as award presentations in eight categories.

    WE Celebrate honors women in business, woman-owned businesses and their advocates for achievement, innovation, social responsibility and mentoring. the program is part of the Chamber's women's leadership initiative, Women Excel (WE). There were 32 awards finalists in the eight categories plus 10 companies named as “Businesses WE Watch”—companies identified as being on the path to success.

    The complete list of honorees is:

    Businesses WE Watch
    Accelerated Business Results
    The Asset Advisory Group
    Flair Style LLC
    Girls on the Run of Greater Cincinnati
    Global to Local Language Solutions
    Project Socialize, LLC
    Queen City Cookies
    Richardson & Associates, LLC

    Marketing to Women: Best Campaign of the Year
    Winner: Healthy Advice Networks, Full-Term Pregnancy Campaign, Healthy Advice® OB/GYN Waiting Room Program
    Runner Up: The Christ Hospital, Go Red for Women Girl Scout Patch

    Best New Product or Service of the Year
    Winner: Daelia's Food Company, Ltd. (Maria Walley)
    Runner Up: Tiburon Energy & Construction (Toni Winston)

    Community Impact: Business of the Year
    Winner: Sara Specter, Moxie Marketing, LLC
    Runner Up: Allison Stevens, PowerNet Global

    Woman-Owned Business of the Year
    Winner: NextStep Networking (Erin Arnold)
    Runner Up: MAX Technical Training (Denise Bartick)
    Business Mentor of the Year
    Winner: Assistant Chief Cindy M. Combs, Cincinnati Police Department
    Runner Up: Carl Satterwhite, RCF 

    Woman of the Year – Nonprofit
    Winner: Liz Carter, St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati
    Runner Up: Sara Peller, American Red Cross, Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region

    Woman of the Year – Entrepreneur
    Winner: Patti Massey, MYCA Group
    Runner Up: Amy J. Katz, Ph.D., Baker & Daboll, LLC
    Woman of the Year – Corporate
    Winner: Julie S. Janson, Duke Energy Ohio and Kentucky
    Runner Up: Lisa Knutson, The E. W. Scripps Company

    WE Celebrate is presented by:


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