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    Gala Awards Dinner & Ceremony - Tickets are now on sale for this gala event honoring enterprising women. Attend the event to be there when the winners are announced. Read More
  • MEET THE FINALISTS

    Presented in a panel format at the AWOB Power Series, all nine finalists will have the opportunity to tell you a little about themselves. Read More
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    The Crystal Star Awards Program honors women business owners who inspire, open doors and make a difference today and tomorrow. Presented by the Alliance of Women Owned Businesses. Read More
  • CRYSTAL STAR AWARDS

    The Crystal Star Awards Program honors women business owners who inspire, open doors and make a difference today and tomorrow. Presented by the Alliance of Women Owned Businesses. Read More
  • TICKETS ONLINE

    Gala Dinner & Ceremony - Tickets are now on sale for this gala event honoring enterprising women. Attend the event to be there when the winners are announced. Read More
  • CRYSTAL STAR AWARDS

    The Crystal Star Awards Program honors women business owners who inspire, open doors and make a difference today and tomorrow. Presented by the Alliance of Women Owned Businesses. Read More

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Crystal Star Gala Awards & Ceremony
May 15th, 2014 Fircrest Golf Club 6:00PM

Celebrating all nine of our outstanding women business owner finalists and applauding the top three finalists to be announced that evening. The Crystal Star Awards Program honors women business owners who inspire, open doors and make a difference in their communities, today and tomorrow.  Tickets $50 in advance, $60 after April 23rd. 
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  •   Laura Day-Moran, Au.D. – Owner of Harbor Audiology & Hearing Services Inc. (Gig Harbor) Laura started out working for others
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    Laura Day-Moran, Au.D.

    • CrystalStar
    • GigHarbor
  •   Mary Lynn Pannen, RN – Owner of Sound Options Inc. (Tacoma).  The company is about helping people help their parents.
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    Mary Lynn Pannen, RN

    • CrystalStar
    • Tacoma
  •   Lianna Collinge, CAE – Owner of Association Management, Inc. where leaders and members of associations receive administrative expertise and support
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    Lianna Collinge, CAE

    • CrystalStar
    • GigHarbor
  •   Lynnae Schneller – founded Lynnae’s Gourmet Pickles , LLC in 2011. The company manufactures and wholesales all natural, gluten free pickles
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    Lynnae Schneller

    • RisingStar
    • Tacoma
  •   Sarah Friesen – Owner Gig Harbor Home Management Inc. The idea for the business germinated in 2011 by a local
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    Sarah Friesen

    • RisingStar
    • GigHarbor
  •   Kelle Kitchel-Cooper – Owner of The RockFish Group LLC. (Poulsbo). Kelle founded the business in 2012.  RockFish is also recognized
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    Kelle Kitchel-Cooper

    • RisingStar
    • Poulsbo
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Alliance of Women Owned Businesses is a membership driven non-profit organization formed for the purpose of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions. We serve Mason, Pierce, Kitsap and Thurston Counties.

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  • Finalists Named For Crystal Star Awards
    Finalists Named For Crystal Star Awards For Immediate release FINALISTS NAMED FOR CRYSTAL STAR AWARDS Nine Women to Vie for 3 AWOB Business Recognition Awards  Nine women who are business owners in the south Puget Sound region were surprised Wednesday  to receive a red rose and the personal notification that they had been selected as finalists for the bi-annual Crystal Star Awards sponsored by the Alliance of Women Owned Businesses (AWOB). The Crystal Star Awards Program honors women business owners who inspire, open doors and make a difference today and tomorrow. Jill Neumeister, President of AWOB, the sponsoring organization, shared her enthusiasm for the people who were…

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