Women Impacting the Community

Women Impacting the Community

Honoring local business women and recognizing their extraordinary service in BusinessCommunity ServiceEducation, & Lifetime Achievement.
The Women Impacting the Community Award goes to the woman who excels in the following areas:
  • Provides leadership excellence in the public and/or private sectors.
  • Demonstrates leadership and commitment to the community well-being and/or high visibility in the community.
  • Sustains a record of accomplishments and/or contributions to field of work throughout the scope of her career.
  • Displays a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence.
  • Worked in profession for at least three years.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented in recognition of a woman who has performed truly extraordinary services of positive and lasting quality to the community during the lifetime of her career.

2017 Women Impacting the Community 

Congratulations to the 2017 Award Winners:

Ascend Federal Credit Union President and CEO Caren Gabriel, Ray’s Montessori School owner Pat MacLanahan and community youth volunteer Christy Sherrer were honored from a field of 24 nominees in three categories: business, education and community service, respectively.

Congratulations to the 2017 Nominees:

Candy Couch, Caren Gabriel, Florence Hull, Karla Smith, Katie McNabb, Lisa Cole, Melanie Ketcherside, Pam Shasteen, Rebecca French, Christy Sherrer, Ginger Ennis, Joan Pepper, Kathy Orr, Kathryn Hopkins, Kelly Gilbert, Laurel Stone, Evelyn Curlee, Andrea Muse, Jenna Morris, Pat Maclanahan, Fran Gray, Peggy Burton, Dot Watson, and Sheema Mohyuddin!

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