GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) -Seven women who are leaders and change-makers in our community will be honored by the YWCA this week when the annual Tribute Awards event takes place. Carla Blinkhorn and Amber Jones of the YWCA joined eightWest to tell more about this year’s honorees, and a transformation that has taken place where the work of the YWCA is done.
2016 Tribute Award Honorees
Dr. Nkechy Ekere Ezeh
Associate Professor, Aquinas College & Founder/CEO, Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative
Kimberly Van Driel
Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc.
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, INDUSTRY, AND LABOR
Principal, Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
Dr. Wendy VerHage Falb
Executive Director, Literacy Center of West Michigan
Senior Attorney, Juvenile Division, Kent County Prosecutor’s Office
SPORTS, FITNESS, AND WELLNESS
Associate Professor of Nursing, Calvin College
STUDENT HONOREE AND YWCA JUDY LLOYD STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
Rockford High School