Stories tagged with: Women of Achievement

April 4, 2016 - 12:13pm
7 weeks 5 days ago

The Women of Achievement Award banquet is less than a week away. We sat down with this year's Lifetime of Service Award recipient Helen Richey.

Richey is originally from Pennsylvania. She's been an educator for several years. She stressed the importance of paying it forward.

"We all have contributions that we can make to our society. And we certainly want to support good programs and do our part to perpetuate that," Richey.

Richey said she is honor to be receiving...

February 27, 2015 - 12:51pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

If you know a woman in our community who's extended themselves beyond the norm to attain success and has a commitment to the community, the Women of Achievement committee is looking for your nominations.

The deadline to nominate a candidate has been extended until March 11. The program strives to applaud women of various backgrounds and scopes of accomplishments in many different categories.

Categories include: business,education, professions,healthcare,special recognition, young...

February 25, 2015 - 9:08am
1 year 13 weeks ago

Top Stories for Wednesday, February 25, 2015:

State Testing

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - State testing is under way, but many elementary schools across the state have had to cancel classes due to bad weather. According to the State Board Of Education schools can postpone the tests as many days as they cancel during the testing period.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - School closures have also...

January 10, 2014 - 5:31pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

The search is on for nominees for the 26th annual Muskingum Family Y Women of Achievement Awards.

If you know a phenomenal woman who works or lives in Muskingum County and would like to have them recognized you must send in a nomination form to the selection committee. Organizers are looking for women who possess leadership and service to others.

"There is criteria that the selection committee works off of. There are things that come into play, one is obviously being a role...

March 4, 2013 - 2:51pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family YMCA Monday announced the 2013 Women of Achievement recipients.

Muskingum Family YMCA’s CEO, Craig Miracle states, “we are proud to be able to present the 25th year of the Women of Achievement recognition program and are very proud of this year’s recipients.

“At the heart of the Women of Achievement program are our current and past recipients”, states Miracle. “Without their contributions in our community and their...

April 18, 2012 - 5:40pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

The 2012 YMCA Women of Achievement award recipients were honored Wednesday night at a dinner at Ohio University Zanesville.

This is the 24th year of the program. This year Cynthia Tuck and Sandra Harstine received The Josephine Phillips Health Care Award.

Anna Marie Katt and Cindy Clark were awarded The Aldine Roach Flegal Special Recognition Award. The two winners of The Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation Bright Futures Award are Allison Bradley and Madeline...

January 4, 2012 - 5:38pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family "Y" is celebrating the accomplishments of exemplary women in our area.

Now through February 19th nominations will be accepted for the 24th annual Women of Achievement Awards.  YMCA Executive Director Craig Miracle said the honorees should be role models in the community dedicated to the empowerment of women and cultural diversity.

"I don't think it's about necessarily winning," said Miracle.  "It's more about the...

March 30, 2011 - 6:18pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

WHIZ is recognizing another recipient of the 2011 Women of Achievement Awards.

Linda Morrow won the Muskingum Family "Y" Lifetime Service Award. She has been a professor at Muskingum University since 1988 and was a former teacher for East Muskingum School District. She said it's an honor to have been recognized for her work in the community.

"I just try to encourage people all the time and try to be consistent about that and support them in any way that I can...

March 1, 2011 - 7:32pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family Y has announced the 2011 Women of Achievement winners.

With over 30 nominations for eight different categories like public service, education, and healthcare as just a few, Executive Director of the Muskingum Family Y Craig Miracle says they had a great turnout for this year, but says it was no easy task narrowing down the winners.

"Really challenging for the selection committee. There's a lot of quality ladies out there that were nominated and the ones...

January 7, 2011 - 6:49pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family Y is kicking off its 23rd annual Women of Achievement program for 2011.

The event highlights women's achievements in the community through many different categories of nomination like business, education, and health care. Executive Director of the Muskingum Family Y's Craig Miracle says there are a lot of women in Southeast Ohio that have a lot of talent and devotion in what they do.

"We feel it is our annual and premiere event in recognizing some...

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