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Bemidji United Way to hold Women United Tribute Awards Oct. 27

In partnership with Bemidji State University, the United Way of Bemidji Area will host the sixth annual Women United Tribute Awards from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, in BSU's Beaux Arts Ballroom, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE.

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Pictured from left are 2021 Women United Tribute awardees Riki Scheela, Cynthia Borgen, Ashlea McMartin, Robin Wold and Barb Houg.
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BEMIDJI — In partnership with Bemidji State University, the United Way of Bemidji Area will host the sixth annual Women United Tribute Awards from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, in BSU's Beaux Arts Ballroom, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE.

Doors will open at 8 a.m. Awards will be given to nominated women who have used passion, expertise and resources to impact the Bemidji community. The event will highlight women who have made a difference in the Bemidji area by giving of their time, talents and/or gifts. Sue Kringen will be the keynote speaker, a release said.

Women United is a group of community-minded people who provide the opportunities and support it takes to build successful lives through United Way’s building blocks of basic needs, health and education.

Both men and women are encouraged to attend, tickets are $20 or a table of eight can be purchased for $160.

Tickets must be purchased online at nitedwaybemidji.org/women-united.

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