ATHENA and SAGE Applications Open Chamber News January 15, 2021 The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce pleased to announce that applications for the 2021 ATHENA Award and the 2021 SAGE Awards are now open. The ATHENA Award is presented to an exceptional individual who has achieved excellence in her/his business or profession, has served the community in a meaningful way and has assisted women in their attainment of professional goals and leadership skills. This award is presented and celebrated at the Chamber’s International Women’s Day Celebration, to be held virtually on Monday, March 8, 2021. The award is sponsored by Michael A. Barbetti LLC Certified Public Accountants. The SAGE Awards, Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence, recognize the outstanding efforts, talent, creativity and innovation in Northeastern Pennsylvania. This year’s SAGE Awards have been enhanced in order to honor and recognize the resourcefulness and innovation local businesses and organizations employed due to the challenges of COVID-19. In addition, the new IMPACT Award was created for 2021, which includes THREE categories: Community Outreach, People and Culture, and Products and Services. Nominations for the ATHENA Award will be accepted until Friday, Jan. 29 at 4:00 p.m. and applications for the SAGE Awards will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 5 at 4:00 p.m.