D ATHENA Awards Presentation Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:00-8:30 PM Haus 820 (820 N. Massachusetts Ave.) SUPPORTING, RECOGNIZING AND HONORING WOMEN LEADERS OF LAKELAND The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce hosts its Inaugural ATHENA Awards Program at Haus 820 on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Join us for a Cocktail Reception followed by an Awards Dinner Presentation to honor exceptional leaders and to inspire others to achieve excellence in their professional and personal lives in three categories: ATHENA Leadership Award ATHENA Organizational Award ATHENA Young Professional Award Founded in Lansing, Michigan in 1982, the ATHENA Awards Program will debut as a Lakeland Chamber of Commerce premier program this fall. More than 7,000 top leaders in over 500 communities have received this prestigious ATHENA Award in nine different countries. The award actively advocates and celebrates the ATHENA mission of supporting, developing and honoring women leaders, inspiring women to achieve their full potential—creating balance in leadership worldwide. The ATHENA Award honors women who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and forge paths of leadership for other women to follow.