• Lakeshore Athena

  • The Lakeshore ATHENA Award, A joint program of the Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce, the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, and The Chamber of Grand Haven, Spring Lake, and Ferrysburg.


     

    Traditional Lakeshore ATHENA Award:

    The Lakeshore ATHENA Award is presented annually to recognize individuals who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession, provide valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and actively assist women in realizing their full leadership potential.

     

    Lakeshore Young Professional Leadership Award:

    The Lakeshore Young Professional Leadership Award is a new award that will be presented annually to recognize individuals who demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their business or profession, provide valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community, and clearly serve as a role model for young women personally and professionally.  In order to be eligible, the nominee must be 40 years old or younger.

     

    Lakeshore ATHENA Scholarship:

    The Lakeshore ATHENA Scholarship is a cash award given to assist non-traditional women students pursuing advanced training and educational opportunities. The scholarship is part of the Lakeshore ATHENA Award, and is made possible through the generous support of individual and corporate sponsors.  Over the last 10 years, over $30,000 has been awarded!

     

    Previous Lakeshore ATHENA Award recipients include:  2014, Helen Zeerip, Teddy's Transport; 2013, Leslie Brown, Metal Flow Corporation; 2012, Patricia VerDuin, Ready for School; 2011, Candace Dugan, Attorney; 2010, Elizabeth Rolinski, Johnson Controls; 2009, Blanche Smith, Executive Director of the Muskegon Family Services Center Workforce Development Center; 2008, Judith Hayner, Executive Director for the Muskegon Museum of Art; 2007, Nancy Miller, Former Dean of Social Sciences at Hope College, Holland; 2006, Nancy McCarthy, Former Director/President of Hackley Visiting Services and Hospice, Muskegon; and 2005, Nancy Crandall, Former Mayor of Norton Shores.

    Lakeshore ATHENA Luncheon

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

    Trillium Events

    Spring Lake, Michigan

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

     

    Registration - 11:30 am

    Luncheon/Program - Noon to 1:30 pm

     

    Tickets prices are:

    $45 per person for Chamber members
    $55 for non-members
    $430 per Corporate Table of Eight
     
     Please RSVP
     
    Phone:  616.842.4910 ext. 103 - Email:  lakeshoreathena@gmail.com
    Mail:  The Chamber of Commerce
    One South Harbor Drive, Grand Haven, MI  49417
    Checks Payable to:  Northwest Ottawa Chamber Foundation
     
     

                                                                             

    To nominate an individual for the ATHENA Award or apply for this scholarship please click on the forms below:

     

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