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WISE WOMEN OF BLAIR COUNTY 2017 TRIBUTE HONOREES

 

WISE Women of Blair County, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, is proud to announce their annual Tribute Honorees. These women are recognized for their community input and/or involvement in organizations whose projects advance the WISE Women mission to empower women and eliminate racism through collaboration, service and education techniques. Our outstanding 2017 Honorees are:

 

ARTS & LETTERS – Valerie Stratton, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Things Unseen Theatre  

 

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL – Barbara Kooman, Financial Advisor, Kooman & Associates

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE VOLUNTEER – Joyce Knowles, Volunteer, The Hope Center, “Soups On”, and many more

 

EDUCATION – Donna Messner, principal, Saint Patrick’s School, Newry

 

NON-PROFIT/GOVERNMENT- Antoinette Bilik-Bennetti, Executive Director, Gloria Gates Memorial Foundation

 

RISING STAR – Makenzie Wilkinson, Student, John Hopkins University

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT – The Honorable Jolene Grubb Kopriva, Judge, Court of Common Pleas

 

The 2017 Tribute Dinner will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Casino in Lakemont, 6:00 p.m.

 

For information on obtaining reservations or placing an ad in our Tribute Dinner Program, please contact us with any questions via e-mail. 

 

You may send your questions and your information by e-mail to dianesosgood@yahoo.com or wisewomenofblaircounty@yahoo.com.