• Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce honors 2022 Women of Distinction

    Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce honors 2022 Women of Distinction
    Newport, RI - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce will recognize four honorees with the second annual Women of Distinction awards. The recipients represent impressive traits and accomplishments deserving of recognition, including community involvement, industry impact, and professional success.

    The 2022 Women of Distinction were chosen by a committee comprised of women from the Chamber’s board of directors. The winners are: Kathryn Farrington, Vice President of Marketing at Discover Newport, Courtney Hunter, Marketing Manager at People’s Credit Union, Bevan Linsley, Executive Director of Aquidneck Island Community Table, and Laura Murphy, Director of Sales at the Preservation Society of Newport County.

    “Women’s History Month is the perfect time to celebrate women who are making a difference in Greater Newport. These awards are especially meaningful as they are chosen by women from our board in celebration of their peers.” said Erin Donovan-Boyle, Greater Newport Chamber Executive Director
    The awards will be presented at the Women in Business After Hours event at Rosecliff, on Wednesday evening, March 23rd.  The event is open to all and registration is available at www.newportchamber.com/events.
    The Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce is one of the state’s largest business advocacy organizations, whose mission is to connect, innovate, enhance and advocate for the businesses of Greater Newport. As a trusted and reliable institution for over 100 years, the Greater Newport Chamber is a vibrant collective body of the greater Newport business community with nearly 1,000 members representing over 50,000 employees. The Chamber works to create valuable strategic partnerships, promote strong economic growth, diversity and prosperity to serve its members and the Greater Newport region.  

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