Join Townsquare Media in partnership with the American Business Women’s Association on Wednesday, October 14 for “Ladies Night Out." This evening will celebrate today’s woman and honor women of distinction in the Tri State Area.

Ladies Night Out will feature:

• Keynote Address from Professional Soccer Player & CrossFit Athlete Jenn Nobis-Dancer – “Just Own It”
• Entertainment with Dueling Pianos to Celebrate the Night
• Food, Merchandise and Services from Area Vendors
• Over $2,500 in Prize Giveaways
• Presentation of the 2015 “Women of Distinction” Awards – presented by Shottenkirk Toyota:

Throughout the month of September, nominations were accepted for the Women of Distinction Awards which will highlight women in the Tri State Area for their passion and dedication to making a difference within their community and/or business. These are women who are truly going places!

A committee made up of local area business women have selected 5 finalists in each of two categories:

Rising Stars (under the age of 40)

Erica Anders – Manpower

Dr. Megan Duesterhaus-Aubuchon – Quanada

Jayne Pieper – Blessing Health System 

Holly Schell – Interstate Battery

Elise Sutter – Kohls Wholesale

Shining Stars (age 40 and over)

Jennifer Frericks – Blessing Health System

Dr. Susan Lomax – Retired Teacher

Debi Moore – Moore Insurance Advisors

Marybeth Noel – Adforce Advertising Agency

Denise Sangoi – Blessing Hospital

Each of the finalists will be recognized at the Ladies Night Out event and one winner will be announced in each category.