Nominations being accepted for awards

South Okanagan Similkameen women will be honoured at Women Front and Centre Awards

Nominations are now being accepted in eight categories for the eighth annual Women Front and Centre Awards.

The winners will be recognized at the Women Front and Centre Gala awards, dinner and dance on March 2, 2013 in Penticton.

In addition to celebrating the achievements of women in the South Okanagan-Similkameen (Summerland to Osoyoos, Naramata to Princeton), the gala is a major fundraiser for South Okanagan Women in Need Society programs for women and children who have experienced or are at risk of violence and abuse.

Nominations will close at 4 p.m. on Jan. 25, 2013. For more information, visit or contact Samarpan at or 250-493-4366 ext 110.