FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Seeking Nominations for Because of Her Award
Lowell, Massachusetts – January 25, 2017 - The Lowell Women's Week Committee is seeking
nominations for the 2017 Because of Her Awards. These awards honor women who often go
unrecognized, yet make significant contributions to their community or individuals within it, inspire
others with their courage in facing unusually challenging circumstances, perform exemplary service
outside of their work roles, or tackle long-term, persistent problems that impact their communities.
If you know such a woman in the Greater Lowell area, go to lowellwomensweek.org to download a
nomination form. Submit it by Friday, February 10, 2017, to Jennifer Demers, Girls Incorporated of
Greater Lowell, 220 Worthen Street, Lowell, MA 01852, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to
The person(s) chosen for the award will be honored at the Lowell Women’s Week annual breakfast on
Monday, March 6, 2017, at Lenzi's, Rte. 110, Dracut. The breakfast is the kickoff event for Lowell
Women's Week. Several events sponsored by local organizations will be held from March 5-March 12,
2017. If your organization would like to host a Women's Week event, please email
posted on the website l owellwomensweek.org. The list is updated as new events are submitted and
The Lowell Women's Week is a component fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation.