The ATHENA Luncheon is hosted annually by the Women in Business Committee and the past ATHENA recipients. It recognizes the current ATHENA Nominees, and celebrates the accomplishments of female leaders in the Athens area. The ATHENA Award is presented annually at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and is sponsored locally by the Heyward Allen Motor Company.
The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, and devote time and energy to their community.
ATHENA Nominees must meet each of the following criteria:
- Demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession
- Provide valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in their community
- Assist women in reaching their full potential