Del Tech hosting Women’s Day Celebration March 23

GEORGETOWN – Achievements of women in general and three honorees in particular will be featured in the annual Women’s Day Celebration March 23.

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Amy Walls

This event is hosted by Delaware Technical Community College and the Owens Campus Alumni Association.

It highlights the achievements of exemplary women and benefits the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.

Elizabeth Beyers-Jiron of Greenwood, Dr. Nancy Targett of Lewes, and Amy Walls of Seaford will be honored at the celebration at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville.

Ms. Beyers-Jiron is the executive director of the Delaware Veterans Awareness Center, a non-profit located in Greenwood that assists all Delaware veterans with achieving independence and self-sufficiency through access to information and services.

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Nancy Targett

Dr. Targett is currently the acting president of the University of Delaware. Previously, she was the dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment. She began teaching at the University of Delaware in 1984.

Ms. Walls is the assistant community reinvestment act director for Discover Bank in Greenwood, where she has worked since 2006.

Her previous work includes the City of Seaford, as the economic development and information technology manager, and Salisbury University, as education director and public relations specialist.

Tickets for the event are $40 per person. Table sponsorships are $600.

A cash bar begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

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Elizabeth Byers-Jiron

Reservation deadline is March 19.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit or call Jackie Berger, events coordinator at 259-6090.

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