Executives from HSN, Saks Fifth Avenue, Estée Lauder and Kendra Scott to Be Honored as 2017 Outstanding Mothers

~ Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer of Hearst Magazines, to Serve as Mistress of Ceremonies, May 8th at The Pierre Hotel

~ Proceeds to Benefit Save the Children’s U.S. Programs

NEW YORK--()--The National Mother’s Day Committee announced today that it will honor four exceptional women at the 39th Annual Outstanding Mother Awards. The annual luncheon ceremony, which recognizes women leaders who balance highly successful careers with the daily demands and rewards of motherhood, will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 12 p.m. at The Pierre Hotel in New York. For ticket and sponsorship information visit www.mothersdaycouncil.org or call 212-549-6421.

Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer of Hearst Magazines, and a 2015 Outstanding Mother Award Honoree, will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies and present this year’s awards to:

  • Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies
  • Kate Oldham, SVP, GMM, Beauty, Lingerie and Swim, Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Judy Schmeling, President of Cornerstone Brands & Chief Operating Officer, HSN, Inc.
  • Kendra Scott, CEO and Founder, Kendra Scott, LLC

“We are honored to celebrate such inspirational female role models at the 2017 Outstanding Mother Awards,” said Laurie Dowley, Chairman of the National Mother’s Day Committee. “These hard-working women are proof that maintaining a balance – both professionally and at home – is not only possible, but can lead to remarkable success.”

Proceeds to Benefit Save the Children’s U.S. Programs

As part of its continued support of meaningful philanthropies dealing with issues affecting mothers, fathers and children, the National Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council, Inc. has donated nearly $30 million to date to deserving family-related charities nationwide.

Proceeds of the 2017 awards luncheon will benefit Save the Children’s U.S. Programs, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to making lasting positive change in the lives of children living in poverty in the United States.

VIP/Press Reception and Photo Opportunity

A VIP press reception will precede the awards ceremony at 11:00 a.m., during which honorees will be available for select interviews and photo opportunities. For more information please contact Sarah Roberts at 212-994-4660 or sroberts@bcg-pr.com.

Ticket and Sponsorship Information

To purchase tickets or to sponsor the event, please contact the Mother’s Day Council office at 212-594-6421 or visit www.mothersdaycouncil.org.

About the National Mother’s Day Committee

The National Mother’s Day Committee is an entity of the Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council and exists for the sole purpose of conferring “Outstanding Mother” Honors on contemporary lifestyle leaders of our society. The Council, a non-profit, all volunteer, non commercial, organization through its Committees, donates funds raised with presentations of its Annual Awards to meaningful family related philanthropies dealing with issues affecting mothers, fathers and family. Past honorees have included Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Meryl Streep, Katie Couric, Caroline Kennedy and Vera Wang. For more information, please visit www.mothersdaycouncil.org.

About Save the Children’s U.S. Programs

Nearly 1 in 5 children in the United States lives in poverty. Save the Children works to break the cycle of poverty and improve the lives of children in this country by ensuring that they have the resources they need to succeed in school and life. With a grassroots network of more than 180,000 people across all 50 states, Save the Children also acts as a voice for kids by advocating for increased access to high-quality early childhood education at the federal, state and local levels. Early learning programs that begin during pregnancy and continue until the child reaches kindergarten are key to ensuring that children enter school ready for success. Save the Children served more than 250,000 children and families in the United States in 2015 alone. For more information visit www.savethechildren.org/usa.

Contacts

Berns Communications Group
Danielle Poggi, 212-994-4660
dpoggi@bcg-pr.com
or
Sarah Roberts, 212-994-4660
sroberts@bcg-pr.com

Release Summary

The National Mother’s Day Committee announced today that it will honor Jane Hertzmark Hudis, Kate Oldham, Judy Schmeling, and Kendra Scott at the 39th Annual Outstanding Mother Awards.

Contacts

Berns Communications Group
Danielle Poggi, 212-994-4660
dpoggi@bcg-pr.com
or
Sarah Roberts, 212-994-4660
sroberts@bcg-pr.com