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Deadline for Ethel Tibbits Award nominations is Jan. 25

Olive Bassett (left) and Jennifer Larsen won the Pioneer Award.  - Rob Newell photo
Olive Bassett (left) and Jennifer Larsen won the Pioneer Award.
— image credit: Rob Newell photo

The nomination deadline has been extended for the 20th annual Ethel Tibbits Women of Distinction Awards.

Do you know of a Richmond woman who deserves recognition for the great things she does to make this city such an amazing place in which to live, work and play?

If so, please take the time to nominate her so the community can congratulate her and sing her praises.

All entries must be submitted by Friday, Jan. 25 and must include a minimum of two and a maximum of three reference letters.

Along with the sports, arts, business and youth categories, the community category has been split into two separate new categories, one for volunteers, the other for professionals.

The nomination form is available at

If you have any questions, call 604-247-3733.


Ethel TibbitsRemembering Ethel Tibbits



Archive of winners since 1994

Annual awards:

Olive Bassett and Jennifer Larsen2012 Ethel Tibbits Pioneer winners: Olive Bassett and Jennifer Larsen


Denise Coutts2012 Ethel Tibbits sports winner: Denise Coutts


Adrienne Moore2012 Ethel Tibbits arts winner: Adrienne Moore



Tiffany Kirk2012 Ethel Tibbits business winner: Tiffany Kirk


Maggie Kong2012 Ethel Tibbits youth winner: Maggie Kong


Linda Reid2012 Ethel Tibbits community winner: Linda Reid


Parveneh Farajollahi2012 Ethel Tibbits scholarship winner: Parveneh Farajollahi


2012 Ethels raise more than $18,000


Once Upon a Time starsOnce Upon a Time stars Raphael Sbarge and Jared Gilmore help fundraise at 2012 Ethels

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