Nominations sought for Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year Award

BOCA GRANDE, Fla. – The Marine Retailers Association of America (MRAA) is seeking nominations for the Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year Award, the association reported in a recent statement.

The late Darlene Briggs of Wayzata, Minn., was admired for her tireless dedication to the marine industry, explained the association. To honor her memory, the Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year was founded. It is presented annually to an outstanding woman who is actively involved in the marine industry at any level. It recognizes long and devoted service, untiring commitment, and the advancement of women in the marine business, according to MRAA.

The MRAA Board and Boating Industry magazine join hands to present the award to each recipient, who receives a trophy furnished by Boating Industry and an honorarium ($1,000) presented by the Darlene Briggs Memorial Fund to be used toward her continuing education. Boating Industry magazine will publicize the presentation and feature the successful candidate following the Marine Dealer Convention and Expo.

Nominations can be made online by filling out and submitting this form at, or by downloading this PDF and sending in via fax at 708/763-9236 or e-mail at The deadline for submitting nominations is the end of the day today.

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