Ten local women will be recognized for their work on behalf of their communities at The Keene Sentinel’s annual Extraordinary Women Awards event next week.
This year’s recipients are Mindy Cambiar, Shay Croteau, Kimberley Diemond, Anjalee Dreher, Dawn Martin, Susan Maydwell, Katrina Nugent, Phyllis Phelps, Denise Thomas and Caragh Wilder.
Scheduled for Thursday, October 14 at the Keene Showroom, the awards are presented in person to a limited audience starting at 6 p.m. Tickets for the event can be purchased at https://thecolonial.org/event/extraordinary-women/ But the organizers point out that the capacity of the performing arts center is limited, with priority given to the winners, their guests and event sponsors. Participants must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event. Masks are mandatory.
Following the event, a reception for the winners is scheduled at Nova Arts, 48 ââEmerald St., Keene. Those unable to attend the awards ceremony are invited to join the winners at the reception. Musician Randy Miller will perform.
Paul Miller, former editor of The Sentinel, will host the event, which is sponsored by Cheshire Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock.
Other sponsors include: Leadership Sponsor – Tom Call Excavation; Host Sponsor – Login; Prize Sponsor – Walpole Savings Bank; Video Sponsor – Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention (MCVP); Champion Sponsor – Douglas Company; and showroom.
Part of the profits are donated to MCVP.