Junior League of Indian River Woman of the Year

junior league indian river woman of the year

Woman of the Year celebrates the accomplishments of women in Indian River County. Nominated by their peers, A Woman of the Year nominee is a woman who demonstrates high ethical standards personally, is a recognized role model, has a strong sense of community responsibility and is outstanding in her contributions within Indian River County. 

Nominate a Woman Who Inspires You

Anybody can nominate a woman for Woman of the Year. A Woman of the Year. There are four categories in which a woman can be nominated. Those women include:

Business Professional - A woman who is self-employed or employed by a for-profit
business or corporation. She is recognized for her outstanding service in her field and
significant contributions to the community through her profession.

Civic Professional/Non-Profit - A woman who is employed by a non-profit or community
organization funded primarily by municipal, county, state, or federal grants or funds donated by
the general public. Her contributions to the community take place in this arena.

Volunteer - A woman who has a history of an outstanding, continuing commitment to her
community through her volunteer services.

Rising Star - A young woman between the ages of 17 and 25 who demonstrates
outstanding commitment to her field of employment and/or community with fresh ideas, energy,
and enthusiasm.


Fill out a nomination form here. Deadline to nominate is February 7. Nominees are judged by the West Palm Beach Junior League chapter. A winner is chosen from each category, and then the overall Woman of the Year is chosen from those nominees.

Purchase Your Tickets

The Junior League of Indian River's 2018 Woman of the Year Awards Luncheon will be held


Wednesday, April 18
11:30 a.m.
Moorings Yacht and Country Club
100 Harbour Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963

Tickets $100 per person | Click here to purchase

Funds raised from the event will support the Junior League of Indian River’s ongoing local initiatives like Operation Prom and community impact projects held throughout the year. For questions, please email woty@jlir.org.


2017 Woman of the Year Nominees


Top (L to R): Melody Ipolito, Melanie Coppola, Nikki Bouldin, Dorie Moore, Lourdes Soto, Ciara Golliher, Heather Reeb, Jacquline Carlon Bottom (L to R): Shelley Stuven, Pam O'Donnell, Connie Johnson Not Pictured: Patti Carter, Angela Schwerer, Rachel Gambee


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Vero Beach, FL 32961-0274

Email: jlindianriver@jlir.org