Three women to be honored at Columbus Chamber luncheon

The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce will be honoring three women at its upcoming Women In Leadership luncheon.

Cindy Frey, president of the chamber, is announcing that the honorees will be Beth Morris, Hanna Omar and Lori Thompson.

Morris retired last year as director of community health partnerships at Columbus Regional Health and currently serves as president of the Columbus Park Foundation.

Omar works at JP Morgan Chase Bank in the government banking group. She has been an advocate for the local Muslim community and serves on the United Way governance committee and the Columbus Board of Zoning Appeals.

Thompson retired from Cummins, is one of the founders of the Bartholomew County African American Fund, serves on the board of Heritage Fund and the Community Education Coalition and is spearheading the Targeted Investment in Minority Entrepreneurs program.

The luncheon will be at 11 a.m. on Sept 15th at The Commons. Tickets are $35 and you can get get more information at