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Finalists announced for Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards

Nearly 100 finalists for the Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards have been announced, representing a diverse cross section of leading females from throughout the region.

Over 200 individuals were nominated this year by their peers and members of the public. Those nominations were evaluated by Influential Women alumni from their respective industries. Winners in each of the 10 different categories will be announced at the banquet, on September 28th at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville.

To view the list of finalists and alumni, visit Click the button labeled “View the 2017 Finalists” located right on the main page.

“Each finalist has made incredible contributions to their industries,” said Charles Nordyke, Senior Vice President with Vibra Healthcare. “They’re bold individuals, who have made their mark on businesses and communities all across Northwest Indiana. We’re very proud to celebrate their achievements!”

Throughout its history, Influential Women has donated over $80,000 to charities and non-profits that are dedicated to assisting women and children. Participating in and/or attending this event is a great way to show your support for these organizations and the wo-men that will be receiving honors during the ceremony.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for companies that wish to recognize women for the impact they have made on their industries. Details are available at

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