A North Augusta resident is among the nominees for the annual Shero Awards sponsored by the Sisters Only Club.
Felicia Pinkney Mims is one of 13 nominees. Winners will be recognized 2 p.m. Saturday during the seventh annual Shero Awards ceremony at the Kroc Center in Augusta.
The awards are given to women in the Central Savannah River Area who are making a difference and doing extraordinary things in the categories of health and social sciences, arts, law and government/armed forces, community service, business, faith and spirituality, and education. Three women will be selected for special categories: Woman to Watch, 96.3 Kiss FM vision Award and Woman of the Year.
The banquet will featureentertainment and guest speaker Dr. Donna Adam-Pickett, of Augusta Women’s Health and Wellness Center. Tickets are $30 in advance and can be purchased by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or contacting Vonteice Davis at (706) 339-9618.
The American Board will hold an information session April 6 for those interested in changing careers and becoming a teacher.
The American Board is a state-sanctioned route to educator licensure. Those who have a bachelor’s degree in their field and are interested in becoming a teacher are urged to attend.
The free sessions will be at 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. at the Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road. Registration is encouraged due to limited space. To register, go to www.abcte.org/drupal/teach/events.