Awards honor women in business

The Governor’s Awards for Women’s Excellence in Enterprise will recognize the achievements of Ohio women-owned businesses in a luncheon ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Ohio Statehouse Atrium.

Some of Ohio’s most successful women business owners will be honored at the event. Awards will be given in categories of Manufacturing/High Technology; Service; Wholesale/Retail/Real Estate/Construction; and Rising Star. The 1999 honorees were Rhonda DeMuth of TDCI in Columbus; Iris Rubinfield of Master Manufacturing Co. in Cleveland; Vickie Hutchins and JoAnn Martin of Gooseberry Patch in Delaware; Mindy Hedges of Media Solutions in Delaware; and Erin Nyrop Glasgow of Sterling Electric Co. in Dublin.

SBN Columbus joins founding sponsors the Ohio Small Business Development Center, the Women’s Business Resource Program and PricewaterhouseCoopers in presenting the event. For more information, contact Sheilah Bradshaw with the Women’s Business Resource Program at 466-4945 or (800) 848-1300, ext. 6-4945.