Women's Business Network of Ottawa

Women's Business Network of Ottawa

April 22, 2009 22:30 ET

Winners Announced for Prestigious Businesswoman of the Year Awards

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 22, 2009) - The Women's Business Network of Ottawa announced the Winners of the 2009 Business Woman of the Year Awards tonight at its annual Gala at the Hampton Inn & Conference Centre. The award is in its 26th year and recognizes business leadership and acumen, community involvement and balanced life. Past recipients represent the who's who of businesswomen in the Ottawa community, the complete list can be found on the WBN web site.

The 2009 recipients of the much coveted award are:

Corporate Category - Jane McVeigh
Vice President, Human Resources
General Dynamics Canada Ltd

Professional Category - Marnie Bennett
Broker, Keller Williams Ottawa Realty
Bennett Real Estate Professionals

Entrepreneur Category - Frances Mae Balodis
Founder and International Director
Music for Young Children

The Gala was hosted by well known Canadian journalist, Deirdre McMurdy, and featured live music by the Kelly Craig Trio. The exciting evening celebrated the significant achievements of the finalists and winners. This event is a highlight of the business social scene in Ottawa, and are the only awards which recognize the achievements of businesswomen in our city.

A link to high-resolution photos and bios of the winners is available to all media.

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