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Nevada Women’s Fund names Women of Achievement Chair

By ThisIsReno

NEVADA WOMEN’S FUND NEWS RELEASE – The Nevada Women’s Fund has named Edie Hofmeister, vice president, general counsel of Tahoe Resources Inc., as the chairwoman of the 2013 Salute to Women of Achievement Luncheon. The event is scheduled for Thursday, May 30, at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. The annual luncheon serves as a recognition event for women in the region for their professional, personal and community achievements. Honorees of the Salute to Women of Achievement Luncheon will participate in a morning of professional development and activities followed by the recognition luncheon.

As an international lawyer, Hofmeister promotes responsible business development and sustainable community programs in developing nations. She is a long-time advocate for women and girls in the Reno community. She holds a B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles, an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law. In addition to being named as chair, Hofmeister also endowed the Cyril T. Hofmeister Scholarship at the Nevada Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Salute to Women of Achievement Luncheon, visit the Nevada Women’s Fund, or call 775- 786-2335.

Established in 1982 the Nevada Women’s Fund (NWF) has supported women and families through the allocation of individual scholarships to help northern Nevada women increase their chances for a self-sufficient future. NWF works to identify the issues affecting Nevada’s women and families to facilitate solutions through the allocation of grants to other community organizations that share the Fund’s mission to strengthen and empower the community.

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