Stories tagged with: Women of Achievement Awards

April 4, 2016 - 12:13pm
4 weeks 2 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...

January 7, 2016 - 6:26pm
4 weeks 2 days ago

The Women of Achievement Event Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Women of Achievement Award.

This year, the Muskingum Family Y, Ohio University of Zanesville, and Zane State College are partnering to honor women.

"We are accepting nominations for women from Muskingum County, who live or work in Muskingum County, business, education, health care professions, special recognition, young adult and bright futures. We have all those 7 categories we accept...

April 16, 2014 - 9:50pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

For the past 26 years, the Muskingum Family YMCA has been celebrating the achievements of Muskingum County women, and on Wednesday night, friends, family, co-workers and past recipients filled the Zane State/OUZ Campus Center to celebrate the Muskingum Family YMCA's 2014 Women of Achievement recipients.

To be considered for an award, Mistress of Ceremony Maryjane Bednarczuk said the nominees must be "a person that lives up to the principals of the Y," which include empowering...

March 4, 2014 - 5:51pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

Muskingum Family YMCA Executive Director Craig Miracle, says six Muskingum County women will be recognized at the awards ceremony April 16. The list of recipients includes Beth Glass, Joanna Duncan, Theresa "Terri" Ulrich, Maria Kalis, Janice McCloud and Sarah Holdren.

"We had over 30 nominations we received and we had six very deserving candidates that were selected for this year," Miracle explained. "In education, business professions, special...

February 11, 2014 - 6:26pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

Do you know a woman committed to the community? Does she empower others, or act as a role model?

Well now is your time to nominate her for the Muskingum Family YMCA's Woman of Achievement Awards. Executive Director of the Y, Craig Miracle, said there are a few requirements needed to submit a nomination.

"One, they have to live or work in Muskingum County," said Miracle. "There's different criteria, it's all on our website. But it talks about, are they mentors...

March 5, 2013 - 5:53pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

Every year the Muskingum Family YMCA selects women to receive A Women of Achievement Award.

The eight categories are in business, education, health care, young adult, bright futures, special recognition and a lifetime service award. The women nominated must fit a certain criteria to win.

Executive Director, Craig Miracle said "One of the main things, is that you know how are they giving back to the community, role models for other women, open doors for other women, and has...

January 4, 2013 - 5:56pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family Y is asking the public to choose this year's Women of Achievement.

This is the 25th year for the program which recognizes exceptional women in the community. There are several categories to nominate for. Business, education and health care are just a few. There is even a category for young women in Muskingum County.

"What we call the Bright Futures which is through the Muskingum County Youth Foundation. The Bright Futures is for 18 and younger, typically...

April 13, 2011 - 6:05pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

It's once again time to recognize two recipients of the Women of Achievement Awards given out by the Muskingum Family Y.

Connie Norman received the Aldine Roach Flegal Special Recognition Award. Norman has been a member of the Zanesville City Council for 22 years and was the first African American woman elected to the position. She is also the Vice President of the Nelson T. Gant Foundation.

"When you do these kinds of things, you're not looking for an award, but it feels...

April 6, 2011 - 1:04pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

The date is nearing for this year's Muskingum Family Y's Women of Achievement awards dinner.

One of this year's recipients is Yvonne Factor the Director of Community Development at Zandex Healthcare. Factor will receive the Special Recognition award.

"You just see something you believe in, you see something that needs done. It's just the right thing to do and you don't think about doing it. You just know that it needs done and it just feels good," said Factor.

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