Perfect Mother’s Day gift deadline approaching

Special to Gannett

FORT WALTON BEACH  The Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women (OCCSW) is dedicated to recognizing contributions of women in our community and to eliminate barriers of achievement for women. Therefore, consider giving a most unique Mother’s Day gift to a special lady this year.

Nominations are being accepted now for the Woman of Honor recognition! Not only will your nomination be forever known as an Okaloosa County Woman of Honor, she will also have a nameplate of that recognition on display at the University of West Florida’s Ft. Walton Beach campus. During the week leading up to Mother’s Day, your nominee will also be recognized at a ceremony with other nominees.

Nominate your mother, sister, friend, a teacher, co-worker, friend from church or ANY special female in your life. The deadline for nominations is thisThursday, April 22. Visit www.OCCSW.comto submit your nomination before the deadline. The recognition ceremony for your honoree will be held May 6 at 2 p.m. at the UWF Fort Walton Beach campus. For more information, contact OCCSW Chairwoman MitziHenley by email atTheOCSW@gmail.com or call 850-862-3814.