Indianapolis, (July 29, 2016) — Due to several requests, the Indiana Commission for Women has decided to extend the deadline for its annual Torchbearer Awards to August 12, 2016. The State of Indiana’s most prestigious recognition of women, Indiana Torchbearers are those women who have stepped forward as leaders by breaking down barriers to women’s full participation. Recipients will be selected from a pool of nominated candidates who have overcome obstacles, made extraordinary contributions to Indiana or to their communities or been pioneers throughout their lives.
Nominations may be submitted by email. Visit www.in.gov/icw/2334.htm to download the nomination form and guidelines. Submitted nomination forms are due on or before Friday, August 12, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Recipients of the 2016 Torchbearer Awards will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on September 21, 2016.
For more information, assistance or a printed copy of nomination form, contact Kristin Garvey, Executive Director at 317-232-6720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.