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Elizabeth Cady Stanton/Ida B. Wells awards

Dear Community Leaders:

The Gainesville Commission of the Status of Women, Education Committee is seeking nominations for its distinguished annual Elizabeth Cady Stanton/Ida B. Wells awards.

The awards are designed to recognize women’s contribution for women’s and/or civil rights which best exemplify the values and accomplishments of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Ida B. Wells. The honorees will be recognized during Women’s History Month on March.

I have attached two documents: a cover letter explaining more about the award with the deadline of Friday,February 16, 2018 and the nomination form itself. Please find the nomination letter and form attached.

We ask that all nominations be sent via e-mail, to me at If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at 352-378-9787.

Thank you in advance for your interest in honoring the women who contribute so much to our community!



Victoria Condor-Williams


Education Committee

Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women

Letter_ 2018GCOSW nominations request

Martha Varnes Award Nomination Form

The Martha V. Varnes Award is given annually by the Conference on Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response Committee of the Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women. Titled in honor of retired University of Florida Police Department Lieutenant Colonel Martha Varnes, the award recognizes outstanding achievements and significant community contributions in the area of violence against women. The award will be presented at the GCOSW’s Annual Conference on May 12, 2015. Thank you for your nomination.

2015 Martha Varnes Award Nomination Form