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Boulder BPW: Celebration of Women Dinner with Speaker and Music

Friday, April 17, 2015, 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM
Elks Lodge Louisville
525 Main Street
Louisville, CO  80027
Additional Info:
Boulder Chapter
Registration is required
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event

2015 Celebration of Women Award Dinner


Networking, Meeting, Vendor and Sponsor Tables, Buffet Dinner, Dessert,

Music, Refreshments and Open Cash Bar!


Application Process is CLOSED.

Additional networking is available to connect with new people and to visit the Vendor's Tables.

5:30 p.m. Registration and networking

6:00 p.m. Meeting and Buffet Dinner

6:45 p.m.     Guest Speaker
8:00 p.m.     Celebration of Women Award Ceremony
9:00 p.m. Event Ends with Additional Networking

IMPORTANT:  If you are a Boulder BPW 2014 Member, please contact: to manually register you for this event as your 2014 Membership had included registration and meals.



Please join us on April 17th to help us celebrate the precious gifts that local individuals and businesses have given our community by empowering women.  Both members and non-members had the opportunity to nominate an award recipient in the following categories:  Woman of the Year; Man of the Year; Organization of the Year; Member of the Year; and New Member of the Year.

Our 2015 award recipients are as follows:

  • Lifetime Achievement:  Ruth Wright
  • Woman of the Year:  Cynda Collins Arsenault
  • Man of the Year:  Brad Feld
  • Organization of the Year: Mother House
  • Member of the Year:  Michele Guarino
  • New Member of the Year:  Joann Evans

Vendor Tables are available at this event and include admission of 1 guest and 1 dinner.  Be sure to reserve your table now.  

Please support our Sponsors by visiting their table at the event:
  • Michele Guarino, A Second Office LLC a Full-Service Business Management and Executive Support Team providing top-notch virtual assistant support services to busy entrepreneurs and executives (
  • Megan Shellman, Simple Synergy Consulting, LLC
  • Kathy Kelly, Personnel Profiles, Inc.  (
Music during the evening will be provided by our own BBPW Member, Laurie Dameron.
Justin's Nut Butter gratuitously donated a gift basket of their items for this event.  The gift basket has a value of $150.  To find out more information about Justin's products and company, please visit their website at:



Tickets include structured networking, the program, buffet dinner, dessert, refreshments and a cash bar.  


Early Registration before Midnight the Sunday before the event:

Member $35; Member with Vendor Table $85 (includes 1 participant and 1 meal);

Non-Member $40; Non-Member with Vendor Table $90 (includes 1 participant and 1 meal).

Late Registration after Midnight the Sunday before the event:

Member $40; Member with Vendor Table $90 (includes 1 participant and 1 meal);

Non-Member $45; Non-Member with Vendor Table $95 (includes 1 participant and 1 meal).


Walk-Ins and Registration on the Day of the Event:

Member and Non-Member $50.


Boulder Business and Professional Women is more than just a networking organization, members enjoy many benefits, including special membership prices for events like these.  If you are interested in becoming a member of Boulder BPW please email

We look forward to seeing you at the event and making a connection!


Past 7 years Award Recipients:


2014Woman of the Year in Business: Andrea (AJ) Grant; Woman of the Year in Education:  S. Revi Sterling, Ph.D.; Organization of the Year: The Community Foundation Serving Boulder, accepted by Josie Heath; Member of the Year:  Laurie Dameron; New Member of the Year: Claire Simon.


2013Woman of the Year: Beth Klein, Klein Frank Foundation (; Supporting Partner of the Year:  Mark Sherman, Goodness To Go; Organization of the Year: Women's Health, Boulder Valley Women's Health Center accepted by Susan Levy, Executive Director; Member of the Year:  Megan Shellman; New Member of the Year: Lesley Parrish.


2012Woman of the Year: Liz Oster, Courage is Change; Organization of the Year: Kathryn Alexander, Ethical Impact L3C; Member of the Year:  Donna Daniell, Balance Your Life Coaching; New Member of the Year: Stephanie Amend, Arrow Solutions, LLC.


2011Woman of the Year: Janet Eden-Harris, CMO & Sr. VP of Strategy, Market Force Information; Man of the Year: Larry Nelson, Co-Founder w3w3 Media Network; Organization of the Year: Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN), Anne Tapp, Executive Director; Member of the Year:  Jeannie Hamilton; New Member of the Year:  Michele Guarino, A Second Office LLC.


2010:  Woman of the Year:  Lori Canova, CEO, I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County; Man of the Year: Gordon Gray, Career Services Program Manager, YWCA of Boulder County; Organization of the Year:  There With Care, Paula DuPre' Pesman, Executive Director; Member of the Year: Connie Takamine; and New Member of the Year:  Kristin Richeimer


2009:  Woman of the Year: Angelique Espinoza, Council Member, City of Boulder, and Owner/Partner, Free Range Geeks; Business of the Year: Boulder Youth Body Alliance & Founder Carmen Cool; Member of the Year: Tobi Hunt, Owner, Purse Power & Relationship Manager, Key Bank; New Member of the Year: Joanne Peterson, Owner New World Office.


2008:  Woman of the Year:  Mariagnes "Ava" Medrud, Retired Educator/Volunteer; Business of the Year:  Colleen Canon, Owner/CEO, Women's Quest; Member of the Year: Carolyn Romero, Manager of Financial Reporting & Analysis, Woodward Governor Company.