Nominations open for WERC awards

The Capital District Women’s Employment Resource Center is celebrating over a quarter century of workforce development services for women in transition. Two women and once company will be honored at the 10th Annual WERC Awards Luncheon.

The public may made nominations online at for:  The Harriet Rifkin Leadership Award, The WERCing Woman Achievement Award, and the Advancement of Women in the WERCplace Award.

Nominations close on April 1.

The luncheon will be held on Oct. 7 at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy.

In addition, sponsorships for this event are available; call Elizabeth Miller, executive director, at 225-3131.

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