News of note about your friends and neighbors in the Treasure Valley
One hundred of Northwest Nazarene University’s alumni and friends were honored as part of the Centennial Celebration, highlighting the real and symbolic contribution of these individuals. All 100 recipients were announced at the Homecoming Chapel and Centennial Kickoff Ceremony on Nov. 9 during Homecoming & Family Weekend 2012, and the first 24 recipients were honored at that time. These recipients symbolize the sacrifice, commitment and achievements of hundreds of other alumni and friends of the University.
They are: Representing University Leadership: Olive Winchester, Albert F. Harper, John E. Riley, Thelma Culver and Gilbert Ford; representing Esteemed Professors: T.E. Mangum, Sr.; representing University Staff, Leadership Through Service: Myron Finkbeiner, Robbyn L. Lande, Wanda McMichael, Gary L. Skaggs and Bruce D. Webb; representing Trustee Leadership: Monte L. Chitwood, Clifford C. Cowley and John E. Wordsworth; representing Student Leadership: Ken Hills, Helen Wilson, Kurt W. Finkbeiner and Amanda F. Marble; representing Alumni in Pastoral Ministry: Nate Roskam; representing Alumni Authors: Ann Kiemel Anderson; representing Alumni in Public Service: Byron Lee; representing Community and Volunteer Support: Len & Geri Back and B. Edgar Johnson; representing Leadership Through Generosity: Bob & Yvonne Helstrom.
The Harold E. Rumsey Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation has made a $500 grant to Senior Solutions, Inc. The funds will be used to provide services to the increasing number of elderly people who need help to remain living independently.
Girl Scouts Kendra Jozwiak, a Seattle University student and Sarah Kelly, a Timberline High School student were recognized at the 22nd Annual Women of Today and Tomorrow luncheon Nov. 1.
The “women of tomorrow” honorees are Girl Scouts who have demonstrated leadership by earning higher awards for their community projects. This year’s theme, ToGetHerThere, is a national focus on preparing girls for leadership in nontraditional fields, such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The “women of today” honorees are outstanding community leaders in business, education and public service. A panel of past honorees described who helped them become successful in their chosen professions.
The Women of Today include: Kristin Bjorkman, Hawley Troxell; Carolyn Holly, KTVB; Kim Johnson, Albertsons/SuperValu; Lori Manzanares, College of Western Idaho; Serena McAlvain, McAlvain Construction; Maureen O’Toole, self-employed; Colleen Ramsey, Idaho Power; Antonina Robles, Hewlett-Packard; Sheila Spangler, Idaho Women’s Business Center and retired teacher Juno Van Ocker.
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