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Retailing’s 'Outstanding Mom' to be honored in New York


New York -- Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor president Liz Rodbell is among a group of high powered female executive due to be honored as Outstanding Mothers at a New York City event on May 7 emceed by HSN CEO and 2010 Outstanding Mother honoree Mindy Grossman.

Other honorees include Meredith Vieira, host and executive producer, “The Meredith Vieira Show”; Joanna Coles, editor-in-chief, Cosmopolitan and editorial director, Hearst Magazines; and Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger, designer, creative director at Dee Ocleppo.

The National Mother’s Day Committee, an entity of the Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council, each year confers “Outstanding Mother” honors to recognize exceptional women for successfully building their careers, nurturing their families and helping improve the lives of others. The funds raised by The National Mother’s Day Committee’s annual “Outstanding Mother Awards” luncheons are donated to support meaningful family-related philanthropies.

The Father's Day / Mother's Day Council is a not-for-profit organization that strives to heighten the meaning and observance of the Father's Day and Mother's Day holidays, while raising funds for philanthropic purposes. Established in 1937, the council has donated over $20 million over the past 20 years to family-related charities nationwide.

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