Utah Press Women, an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women, will honor Mary Lou Webb, president of the 3,700-member professional communications organization, at a reception at the home of independent travel and food writer Genevieve Rowles during Webb's visit to Salt Lake City April 21-23.
Webb, associate editor of the Meadville, Miss., Franklin Advocate, will preside over the annual Utah Press Women awards luncheon in the Salt Lake Hilton Saturday, April 22. She will recognize winners of the high school journalism competition sponsored annually by the state affiliate.Outstanding entries will be eligible for national recognition at NFPW's 1989 conference, scheduled for June in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Webb will also recognize Jan Oliveto, development director of Notre Dame School in Price, as the Utah affiliate's "Woman of Achievement." Winners of the communications contest open to affiliate members will also receive their awards.
New officers will be installed prior to the luncheon. Oneita Sumsion, food editor of the Provo Daily Herald, is the outgoing president.
Membership in Utah Press Women is open to women working in the print and electronic media, in public relations and education and those enrolled in university journalism programs. All women in the communications field are invited to meet Webb and attend the meeting and awards luncheon.
For information and/or reservations, call Genevieve Rowles at 485-8450.