March 3, 2022
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
East Ridge Country Club

This prestigious award is named for a civic leader, businesswoman, and philanthropist Virginia K. Shehee, who passed away in 2015, after decades of service to Northwest Louisiana. It honors women who have made significant contributions to our community and who may do much of their work behind-the-scenes.

After a two-year break due to COVID, Virginia K. Shehee Most Influential Woman event returns on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at East Ridge Country Club. Nominations for the Virginia K. Shehee Most Influential Woman award will open on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

Virginia K. Shehee Most Influential Woman Award

The credentials for recipients include women who have shown a commitment to philanthropy by helping children, the elderly, those in need, the arts, business development, education or other acts of caring through unpaid positions.

Nominees must:

  • Demonstrate influence in their business or organization(s)
  • Have a solid reputation based on their experience, leadership and integrity
  • Exhibit significant professional and/or community accomplishments
  • Build recognizable and lasting initiatives or changes in and for their business or organizations

Nominees may not hold a paid position with a non-profit organization or receive payment for services they perform for the entity. 

Most Influential Young Woman Award 

New for 2022 is the addition of the Virginia K. Shehee Most Influential Young Woman award that will be given to a female who is a high school junior or senior whose leadership, poise, and determination are demonstrated through meaningful acts of philanthropy for her fellow students or her community.

Nominees must:

  • Be a high school junior or senior in Northwest Louisiana
  • Demonstrate influence in their school and/or community
  • Have a solid reputation based on their experience, leadership and integrity

Nominees may not hold a paid position with a non-profit organization or receive payment for services they perform for the entity. 

Reserve Tickets & Tables

Join us to recognize the women in our community who exemplify the legacy of Virginia K. Shehee. Proceeds from the event will benefit Holy Angels. Thank you for your support.

Table Sponsor Includes luncheon tickets for eight,
name recognition in the program and a flower arrangement in a special container made by Holy Angels’ residents

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