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 Heidi Markow, recipient of the 2017 Local and State NAIFA Humanitarian Award. The award was presented at a the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Presidents Dinner in Bedford Springs PA. 

Heidi Markow Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell in Honor of Lady GODIVA Program        (September 2013)

nasdaq-godiva-tnIn honor of celebrating the Lady GODIVA Program, CEO of GODIVA Chocolatier, Jim Goldman & Beginning Over founder, Heidi Markow rang the closing bell at NASDAQ on September 13, 2013.
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Heidi Markow – 2012 Annual Local Lady GODIVA Honoree (March 2013)

2012-godiva-honoree-tnHeidi Markow of The Beginning Over Foundation was honored as the 2012 Annual Local Lady GODIVA Honoree on April 10th at a luncheon celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the Lady GODIVA Program. GODIVA is thrilled to name Heidi Markow the 2012 Annual Local Lady GODIVA Honoree. After losing her sister to domestic violence, Heidi stepped in to help other women gain control of their lives—and survive. Whether she’s fighting for legislation to protect victims or raising money for families in need, Heidi is proud to keep her sister’s memory alive. Heidi will receive a $10,000 grant from GODIVA to help support her cause.  »read more

Heidi Markow – Top 100 Women for Community Work (June 2008)

nabisco-logoHeidi Markow, the Williams Township woman inspired by the murder of her sister to create a nonprofit group to stop domestic violence, has been selected as one of the top 100 women nationwide for her community work.

Heidi Markow – Lehigh County Bar Associations Liberty Bell Award (April 2011)

libertybellHeidi Markow was honored with the Lehigh County Bar Associations Liberty Bell award, this award is the Bar Associations top honor. Criteria for award recipients includes a person who encourages a greater respect for law and the courts; promote a better understanding of our Constitution and the Bill of Rights; contributes to the effective functioning of our institutions of government; fosters a better understanding and appreciation of the rule of law in the community; and stimulates a deeper sense of individual responsibility so that citizens recognize their rights.

Heidi Markow – GODIVA Chocolatiers Local Annual Lady GODIVA Honoree (October 2012)

godivaHeidi Markow was selected as one of nine GODIVA Chocolatiers Local Annual Lady GODIVA Honorees and won the top award of $1,000 in the East Coast Region.