2018 Women in Economic Development & Civic Leadership Awards Honoree Sample Press Release

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Congratulations on being named a 2018 Walker’s Legacy Women in Economic Development and Civic Leadership Awardee!  The following press release template provides a great way to spread the word of your achievement.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: (Spokesperson name)
Phone: (Spokesperson
Email: (Spokesperson email)

 

[HONOREE NAME] to be honored at National 2018 Women in Economic Development and Civic Leadership Awards presented by Walker’s Legacy

 

[CITY, STATE] — [Date XX] – [HONOREE NAME] today announced their selection as a 2018 Women in Business and Civic Leadership Awards by Walker’s Legacy and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation.

Held annually in Washington, DC, the 2018 Women in Business and Civic Leadership Awards recognizes women champions of policy and programs to advance economic development, entrepreneurship ecosystems and job opportunities within their respective communities.  Recipients must work for a government, non-profit or chamber entity.

[DESCRIPTION OF HONOREE]

“We are proud to elevate and celebrate women who work daily to ensure economic and entrepreneurial opportunities,” stated Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder & CEO of Walker’s Legacy and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation.  “We received hundreds of nominations from across the country and are honored to recognize [NAME OF HONOREE] for her the achievements and her embodiment of determination and civic leadership.”

Recipients will be honored at the 2018 Women in Business and Civic Leadership Awards Luncheon held in Washington, DC on September 13, 2018 at the Hamilton Live.  The program will include featured remarks by notable female elected officials and is held in partnership with the African American Mayors Association.

The event is sponsored by Microsoft and Verizon and is produced by Walker’s Legacy and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation.

For more information on the Walker’s Legacy Women in Economic Development and Civic Engagement Panel and Awards or to attend, please visit www.walkerslegacy.com.

 

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About [Honoree]
[INSERT HONOREE BOILERPLATE/GENERAL DESCRIPTION ABOUT YOUR HONORED WORK/ORGANIZATION HERE NO MORE THAN THREE SENTENCES]

Find Walker’s Legacy online:
Website: www.walkerslegacy.com
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About Walker’s Legacy: Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman. We exist to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming and a global community.   

About the Walker’s Legacy Foundation: Walker’s Legacy Foundation exists to provide the entrepreneurial, financial and professional supports needed to improve economic prosperity and reduce economic inequality for multicultural women and girls, globally.  
About the 2018 Women in Business and Civic Leadership Awards: Held annually in Washington, DC the 2018 Women in Business and Civic Leadership Awards marks the second annual recognition of women who are recognized as champions of policy and programs to advance economic development, entrepreneurship ecosystems and job opportunities within their respective communities.  Recipients must work for a government, non-profit or chamber entity. A listing of 2017 honorees can be found here.

Walker's Legacy

Walker's Legacy

Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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