The North Okanagan is preparing to honour women who make a contribution to the area.
Vernon Women In Business has announced the nominees for the 2016 Woman of the Year.
They are Sareena Nickoli, Jennifer Thompson, Niki Knight, Sandra Patterson, Janice Foster, Juliette Cunningham, Karla Ziegler, Sherry Lukey, Becky Martselos, Benita Elliott and Caroline Radics.
“An independent judges’ panel will announce the Woman of the Year,” said Shannon McNeill, WOY committee chairperson.
The nominees will be introduced at the Vernon Women in Business luncheon Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Prestige Hotel.
And the Woman of the Year gala celebration and dinner will be May 12 at the Prestige Hotel starting at 5:30 p.m.
“During the evening, we will enjoy presentations on each of the amazing nominees,” said Cindy Meissner, with the committee.
Gala tickets are $40 until May 6 and can be purchased through www.vwib.com or at White House Wellness Centre, 3107 27th St. Tickets will be $50 after May 6.