Each year at around this time, the Town of Hempstead prepares for a special awards program that we hold in March, which has been designated as Women's History Month. Our Pathfinder Awards are presented to women who live or work in the Town of Hempstead and have excelled in designated areas.
Women continue to shape the policy and character of Hempstead Town in a progressive and meaningful way. Our Pathfinder Awards pay tribute to truly outstanding women. Therefore, we are seeking nominations of women who live or work in the town for our award ceremony.
We are currently seeking recommendations for the nine categories designated for this year's awards ceremony. The nominees should meet the following criteria for the designated categories:
Arts and Entertainment
Outstanding individual who has contributed to the cultural life of the community through theatre, dance, music, art or literature.
Professional woman in a position as owner, CEO or high level manager of a successful business.
A professional leader, supervisor, administrator or manager who has made a superior contribution to the community.
A professional educator, administrator or director of a public or private institution of learning who has been outstanding in the field.
Individual who has made an outstanding contribution in the health services field.
High School Senior
A young woman who has shown exemplary leadership qualities and serves as an inspiration to others.
An individual in a commercial, professional or non-profit agency or group that has made a significant contribution to the community.
A layman or para-professional who has made an outstanding contribution to the community.
Town of Hempstead Employee
Dedicated, dependable achiever whose attitude and performance have been superlative.
To nominate a woman, please contact the Town of Hempstead Office of Communications and Public Affairs at 489-5000 extension 3303 to obtain a nomination form. All nominations should be submitted by February 18, 2002.