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Enterprising Women Magazine Announces 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Champions Prestigious Awards Program Introduces New Award for Top Women Entrepreneurs

RALEIGH, N.C. Jan. 6, 2016 – Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine, has announced the winners of the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs, and a new award level being introduced in 2016, Enterprising Women of the Year Champions. Both the Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winners and Enterprising Women of the Year Champions will be recognized at the 14th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration & Conference, to be held from Sunday, Feb. 28 to Tuesday, March 1 at The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida.

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Caster Company Business Owner Recognized as Small Business Person of the Year

COLUMBUS, Ohio - March 15, 2016 - Sally Hughes, CEO of Caster Connection, was named as the 2016 Ohio Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Kathie H. Okun, of the Okun Financial Group, Named First Woman to Earn BlueChip Award from Broker Dealer, Hornor, Townsend & Kent



At the Hornor, Townsend & Kent 2016 annual conference, Kathie H. Okun, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF was awarded the 2015 Blue Chip award. Mrs. Okun is the first woman in the 169-year history of Hornor, Townsend & Kent (HTK) to receive this award. The HTK Blue Chip Award is presented each year to the one individual who best exemplifies the principles of HTK and Penn Mutual. The advisor must be a top sales performer and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in meeting the needs of his or her clients. He or she must possess a strong sense of commitment to their clients and to Penn Mutual and its broker/dealer Hornor, Townsend & Kent. This prestigious, annual award recognizes an HTK advisor for high standards of integrity, ethics and performance in helping clients achieve financial security.

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Be A Mentor

Enterprising Women is a partner in the new Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative.

The initiative supports the engagement of one million science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) mentors — women and men — to increase the interest and confidence of young women to pursue and succeed in STEM degrees and careers.

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