Ladies who make an impact are celebrated with Women to Watch Awards

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Celebrating the women who make an impact on our community.

WILMA has 35 finalists in the running in seven different categories for its Women to Watch Awards.

The 2017 winners will be announced Friday, Oct. 13.

The finalists are in seven categories: arts, business, education, health care nonprofit/volunteer, public service, and rising star.

Learn more about the finalists in this month's edition of WILMA.

To purchase tickets to the awards celebration, visit

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