CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Three area women are going to be recognized at the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Women’s Round Table.

According to a release, the women will be honored as part of Women’s History Month at the Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon on March 16.

This is the first year for this luncheon, which Chamber Interim President Andrew Copeland says recognizes women who are leading in excellence in their own way.

The BWRT Excellence Award, recognizing an extraordinary woman who has manifested a legacy inspiring others, is going to Nicole Hawker of Heart and Soul Fitness with Nicole.

The Mentor of Excellence Award, honoring a woman with a powerful commitment to advising other women and helping them advance, is going to Jessica Harris of  Jessica A. Harris, LLC.

And the Emerging Professional Award, highlighting an up-and-coming professional woman making an impact through her personal involvement in business, volunteering and community projects, will go to Nadirah Muhammad of Story House Real Estate.

The luncheon will take place at the Hillsdale Conference Center, beginning at 12 p.m. on March 16.

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