The K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Awards recognize outstanding women in the community in ten categories: Arts & Culture; Community Service; Entrepreneur; Group Achievement; Health and Wellness; Lifetime Achievement; Professional; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); and Young Adult. Nominees and award recipients are recognized at a celebratory reception annually.
The committee identifies potential nominees and encourages nominations. A separate adjudication committee selects the award recipients. The committee meets weekly for 1.5 hours, and volunteers can also expect an additional 15-20 hours.
Identify potential nominees and encourage nominations.
Plan details for the awards reception, including décor, food, and keynote speaker.
Promote the awards via social media.
Liaise with sponsors and nominees.
Volunteer at the event, including set-up, ticketing, decor, and clean-up.