A Gainesville woman is in the running for this year's Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce "Woman of the Year" award.
The chamber will host its tenth annual Woman of the Year Luncheon Wednesday at The Venue at Friendship Springs in Flowery Branch.
The twelve finalists are:
Holly Ashworth of Jefferson, Ashworth & Levinge
Karen Bridgeman of Jefferson, Jackson County School Systems
Chris Bulls of Commerce, CMC Consulting
Christy Dove of Jefferson, Damsel In Defense
Janis Mangum of Jefferson, Jackson County Sheriff Department
Blanche McCreary of Commerce, The Daisy House
Ali Merk of Jefferson, UGA Extension
Heidi Owen of Hoschton, Alexanderhof Training Center
Terri Parker of Commerce, Northridge Medical Center
Michele Price of Hoschton, Visiting Angels
April Sorrow of Jefferson, Jackson EMC
Ahna Still of Gainesville, Halski Systems
Guest speaker will be retired Atlanta television reporter and news anchor Monica Pearson.