Nominations for Woman of the Year Award due by Aug. 31

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The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas’ Educational Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2013 Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year Award.

The award was founded in 1987 and is presented annually to an outstanding woman who is actively involved in the marine industry at any level. It recognizes “long and devoted service, untiring commitment and the advancement of women in the marine business.”

This year’s award will be presented Nov. 17-20 at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla. The recipient receives a trophy furnished by Boating Industry magazine, which co-produces the conference with the MRAA.

The deadline for applications is Aug. 31. Contact Liz Walz at with questions.

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