Deb Amsden, Stella Foster, Robin Robinson, Bill Zwecker Honored By WIFC
September 28, 2012 by Screenmag
Women in Film’s Chicago Chapter announces their 2012 Focus Awards will be held at 6:00 p.m. Oct. 10. The nonprofit, member-based, organization that supports women in the creative, entertainment and media content industries, will host their largest annual fundraising event at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 350 West Mart Center Drive.
The WIFC Board and Focus Achievement Awards’ 2012 Committee will be honoring local superwomen Vice-President, Director of Broadcast at Burrell Communications Debbie Amsden; Columnist with The Chicago Sun-Times Stella Foster; News Anchor at Fox 32 TV News Robin Robinson; and inaugural Hall of Fame inductee, Columnist with The Chicago Sun-Times Bill Zwecker. The event includes cocktails, dinner and an awards presentation with returning Mistress of Ceremonies, Anchor/Reporter at WGN Micah Materre.
The winner of the first WIFC Student Shorts competition will also be honored with a $1500 scholarship and receive tickets to the celebration. WIFC is currently seeking sponsors and donations for the silent auction portion of the event. Tickets and details are available on the WIFC Website: www.wifchicago.org/WIFC_Focus_Awards.