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September 02, 2003

September 2, 2003


women's possibilities a sponsor of this year's award

BRIDGEPORT, CONN. - Women's possibilities, a People's Bank program focused on the lifestyle and financial needs of women, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2003 ATHENA Award. Women's possibilities joins the Westport/Weston Chamber of Commerce, Woman magazine and Brooks Community Newspapers as sponsors of this award.

The ATHENA Award, recognizes and honors women who represent the highest level of business or professional excellence and service to their community. The ATHENA Award celebrates the potential of all women as valued members of the community, and by honoring exceptional leaders hopes to encourage others to follow their lead and excel. The nominee should live or work in Westport or Weston.

The 2003 ATHENA Award Luncheon will be held Thursday, Oct. 16 at noon at the Shore and Country Club, Norwalk. Former recipients are: Patricia O'Regan Brown, owner of DermaClinic in Westport and Cheryl Scott Daniels, of ERA Select Homes in Westport.

To obtain an ATHENA Award nomination form, call the Westport/Weston Chamber of Commerce at (203) 227-9234, or online at

People's ( is a diversified financial services company providing consumer, commercial, insurance and investment services. Founded in 1842, it is the largest state-chartered bank in Connecticut with assets of $12 billion; 155 branches, including more than 60 convenient Super Stop & Shop locations; and more than 230 ATMs. People's is a leader in consumer and commercial banking, residential lending, insurance sales, supermarket banking and is the nation's 19th-largest issuer of MasterCard and Visa credit cards. People's subsidiaries offer brokerage services, asset management, equipment financing and leasing, and insurance services.

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