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The Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the third annual Athena Award to honor the outstanding businesswoman in Provo and Orem.

The award, sponsored by the chamber and Seven Peaks Resort, is named after the Greek goddess of wisdom. Nominations will be accepted through May 26; applications may be obtained from the Chamber of Commerce, 777 S. State, Orem.The award, to be presented June 21 at a Women in Management Council luncheon at the Excelsior Hotel, is presented to an individual for her business accomplishments, community service, Chamber of Commerce activity and support of the goals of professional women, said Jeanine Wyatt, Seven Peaks marketing director.

The award reflects the attitude that the achievements and accomplishments of one woman will serve to elevate all women, Wyatt said. The award originated in 1982 and is given by more than 300 chambers in 44 states. It was presented locally for the first time in 1988.