East County Business News by Rick Griffin – Chamber’s `Women in Leadership’ awards seeking nominations

The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 11th annual Women in Leadership Luncheon (WILL). Deadline for entries is Aug. 31. Nomination forms are available on the Chamber website, www.EastCountyChamber.org. Nominations will be accepted in seven fields, including: arts/media/culture; business; education/academia; government/defense; healthcare; non-profit; hospitality. Nominees must be San Diego County residents who have demonstrated exemplary character, integrity and outstanding leadership. The awards will be presented on Friday, Nov. 1 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel and Convention Center in Mission Valley. Leah McIvor, realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential, is serving as the 2013 event chair. Keynote speaker at the presentation luncheon will be Deborah Scott, executive chef and partner of the Cohn Restaurant Group. Carol LeBeau will return as emcee. Event sponsorships are available. For sponsorship information, contact Jane Moore, Chamber events director, at JaneM@EastCountyChamber.org.