Nominations open for Outstanding Women Award


CNLogo1The Valley Women’s Health Initiative is seeking nominations for outstanding women who have made positive contributions to the community.

Individuals, business leaders, and organizations are invited to submit nominations. Nominees should exemplify the multi-dimensional role women play in today’s society as demonstrated by the contributions they have made to positively affect their community. Nominees must live or work in Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Derby, Naugatuck, Oxford, Seymour or Shelton.

Nominations should be submitted by July 30. A nomination can be submitted online at or mailed to the Hewitt Breast Wellness Center at Griffin Hospital, c/o M. Vallillo, 350 Seymour Ave., Derby, CT. 06418. To obtain a nomination form, call Marianne at (203) 732-1300 or email

Award winners will be recognized on Oct. 3 at the annual Women Making a Difference in the Valley Tribute Luncheon and Fundraiser at Grassy Hill Lodge in Derby.