WERC's 10th Annual Awards Ceremony
Thank you for supporting the Capital District Women's Employment and Resource Center (WERC) 10th ANNIVERSARY AWARDS LUNCHEON!
The Capital District Women's Employment & Resource Center (WERC) held its 10th Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy. KeyBank was the Inspiration sponsor for the event.
WERC honored community leaders who have made important contributions to the personal and professional growth of women, as well as to the region's economic vitality.
Congratulations to WERC's 2014 Awardees:
- Corey Jamison, President & CEO, Corey Jamison Consulting, LLC, received the Harriet Rifkin Leadership Award in recognition of her leadership, volunteerism, professionalism, and her work in creating opportunities for women to achieve personal and financial independence.
- Dawn Abbuhl, President, Repeat Business Systems, Inc., received the WERCing Woman of Achievement Award. This award is presented to a woman whose career path has been filled with unique transitions, unexpected challenges, opportunities to take risks, and who serves as an excellent role model for women served by WERC.
- The Times Union was recognized with the Advancement of Women in the WERCplace Award for its longstanding efforts to remove barriers that keep women from achieving financial independence and success. Tracy Ormsbee, Senior Editor, accepted the Award.
Thank you to Joan Heffler Photography
Please visit our Awards Photo Page to see her beautiful photos from our event.
Thank you to our Generous Sponsors for this event!
Please visit our Sponsor's page to see the companies in our community who place helping women as a priority!
Thank you for your support!
Thank you to all who purchased tickets for our Fabulous Raffle Prizes:
FIRST PRIZE - Escape to this award-winning lakefront resort in the Adirondack Mountains. Two nights for two in a Classic Guest Room of The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa Lake Placid. This package includes breakfast daily, a value of $743. Donated by The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa Lake Placid. www.mirrorlakeinn.com www.mirrorlakeinn.com
SECOND PRIZE - Step out in style with an Exquisite Jewelry Package from Sondra's Fine Jewelry including a LOLO Bangle Bracelet from Lauren G. Adams, a Set of Stunning Silver and Blue Topaz earrings and two (2) $50. Gift Certificates. Total value of $350. Donated by Sondra's Fine Jewelry. www.sondrasfinejewelry.com
THIRD PRIZE - Get away for a weekend in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at Evergreen House nestled in the tall pines overlooking Fourth Lake in the Adirondack mountains. Sleeps up to 8. Boasts 3 full baths, a recreation room with pool table, full kitchen, large deck, and private dock on the lake. Kayaks available for use. Total value of $700. Donated by Anne Garbarino.
FOURTH PRIZE - Simple Indulgence Package (Ladies) — A fabulous series of treatments designed to indulge and pamper. This spectacular experience includes a European facial, full body massage, and a spa manicure. Donated by Rumors Salon and Spa. Plus for add an elegant Pearl Necklace and Earrings Set for the ultimate luxury. Donated Ungerman Electric/Seven Blessings Jewelry. A total package value of $265. www.rumorsinc.com / www.ungermanelectricinc.com
FIFTH PRIZE - Enjoy a Night Out with an Overnight Stay with Breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express in Rensselaer and Limo Transportation provided by Premiere Transportation. Total value of $500. www.hiexpress.com / www.premierelimo.com
The Awardees were publically announced at WERC's 2014 Awardees Breakfast.
Thank you to Carol Nieckarz and Alissa Quinn with UBS The Quinn Wealth Management Group for Sponsoring our Breakfast at the Fort Orange Club in Albany.
To view pictures of our Breakfast, please visit our WERC's 2014 Awardee Breakfast webpage.
Click here to view all of our sponsors. Thank you for your support!
Click here to view the list of past award winners.
2013 Awards Celebration, was WERC's 25th ANNIVERSARY AWARDS LUNCHEON. KeyBank was the Inspirational Sponsor for the event.