Nominations are now being sought for the 11th Annual Woman Trailblazer Award Presented by the Oneonta City Commission on Community Relations and Human Rights. In honor of Women’s History month, this award recognizes a woman in the Oneonta Area who, by demonstrating outstanding achievement in her field or in the community, has enhanced the visibility and stature of women. A Trailblazer is defined as one who has opened the pathways for others to follow: a pioneer; a forerunner; a trail breaker; a mover and shaker.

For more information, call Joyce Miller, Commission Chair at 607-432-8751 or City Clerk, Nancy Powell at 607-432-6450 or at e-mail:  The deadline for submitting nominations is February 21, 2017.

The award will be presented prior to a March Common Council Meeting, City Hall, Oneonta, New York. A reception will precede the common Council meeting in the City Hall Lobby. A complete nomination form is available at City Hall or on the City Web site at: and click on City Government, then Commissions, then Community Relations & Human Rights.