December 8, 2010 at 11:23 am #10368AnonymousInactive
ANN MARIE HORGAN FROM ALL PETS VETERINARY HOSPITAL
NAMED NETWORK LOUTH BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Network Louth is delighted to announce that Ann Marie Horgan, owner of All Pets Veterinary Hospital in Drogheda has been named Network Louth Self Employed Business Woman of the Year for 2010 and Dorothy Walsh from Dorothy J. Walsh & Company Solicitors has won the Network Louth New Business of the Year Award. The awards were presented by Gavin Duffy at the Network Louth Business Awards & Christmas dinner in Scholars Townhouse Hotel in Drogheda.
Ann Marie Horgan, Owner, Director and Head Vet from All Pets Veterinary Hospital http://www.allpets.ie won the Network Louth New Business of the Year Award in 2009. She opened All Pets clinic in 2006 and was awarded hospital accreditation by the Veterinary Council of Ireland, the highest merit possible. Ann Marie’s business has gone from strength to strength over the past 4 years as a result of her devotion, personal attention, dedicated staff and commitment to offering the highest possible standards to clients andpatients while minimising costs. All Pets currently has five full time employees as well as three part-time staff.
Louisa Maher, President of Network Louth & Director of web agency morsolutions.com said “The standard of entries was very high this year and I would like to congratulate both Ann Marie Horgan and Dorothy Walsh on their awards. They will go forward to represent Network Louth at the national Network Ireland awards in 2011.”
The Network Louth Business Woman of the Year award is open to empowered women who are self-employed for more than 3 years. They must demonstrate business spirit and business acumen and have developed a business idea from concept to commercial success. The category is open to women who have their own businesses e.g. Accountants, Solicitors, Dentist, Doctors, artists, partnerships or any other industry trade or profession. The category aims to award outstanding achievement, innovative business concept, growth and good management skills. To be successful in this category, business women had to demonstrate that they had clear goals to support their vision for the future.
The New Business of the Year Award category is for inspired women, who have established a business within the last 3 years and are embarking on an exciting new path in life with a fledgling business that demonstrates huge potential. This category aims to award emerging entrepreneurs that have the potential to grow their companies into successful organisations which will be innovative, create employment and have the ability to win the Network (self employed) Business Woman of the year Award in the future.
The 2010 awards were judged by Orlaith Carmody Duffy from Aerga Productions & Media Training.ie, Maureen Ward from Maureen Ward Consulting and Nicola Watkins from Nicola Watkins Public Relations.
For further information or interviews with the winners, please contact:
Nicola Watkins Public Relations
About Network Louth
Network Louth provides a forum where women in business, the professions and the arts can exchange business ideas and increase their business contacts. Network Louth hold monthly networking meetings on the first Thursday of each month in Co. Louth where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest to business women under the themes of ‘My Work, My Life and My Play’.
The Network offers members support, friendship and the opportunity to attend regular seminars and workshops on business topics, a forum for networking, learning and exchanging contacts and regular communications on issues and opportunities that may be of interest to them.December 8, 2010 at 11:26 am #105985happymumblemumParticipant
Huge congrats 😀December 11, 2010 at 9:26 pm #106114oopsieMember
Well done all. great to see it. 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂December 12, 2010 at 1:00 pm #106120JedtKeymaster
Well done Ann Marie, thats great!
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