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Mayor Wharton seeks nominations for outstanding women in the community

January 5, 2011

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. and his wife Ruby are seeking nominations for the Ruby R. Wharton Award to honor exceptional women who have made outstanding contributions to the Memphis area.  The awards will be presented by Mayor Wharton during the Ninth Annual Tea and Talk at the Top on Sunday, February 13, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

The Ruby R. Wharton Award, established in 2005, recognizes women who have unselfishly worked to improve the quality of life for others and made significant strides in the following areas:

  • Early Childhood
  • Youth & Delinquency
  • Race Relations
  • Women’s Rights
  • Business/Politics/Government


Deadline for nominations is Sunday, January 23, 2011 @ 12:00 midnight.  Please return nomination information to or fax the information to 636-6588.

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