BEMIDJI -- In partnership with Bemidji Area Business Women and BSU, the United Way of Bemidji Area is seeking nominations for the Women United Tribute Awards Breakfast to be held on Thursday, Oct. 24.

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, a release said. All community members are encouraged to nominate a deserving woman in the Bemidji area.

Women United is a group of community-minded women who provide the opportunities and support it takes to build successful lives through United Way’s building blocks of Health, Income, Education, and Basic Needs, the release said. Nominations for awards will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Sept. 23. The nomination form can be downloaded at Completed nominations can be sent to