Tag: Dreamers and Doers

Hinckley, Loch, Hasselblad-Pascale, Meng among ‘Dreamers/Doers’ nominees

Among the impressive list of nominees for this year’s Dreamers and Doers awards, sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) — Green Bay Area Branch, are those with UW-Green Bay ties as friends and advocates, including Patricia Hinckley, Kathryn Hasselblad-Pascale, Engrid “Inky” Meng and Toni Loch; as well as Leah Abrahams, Julie Arneth, Kathy Hinkfuss and Molly Johnson. The Dreamers and Doers Award recognizes contemporary women whose achievements, leadership and unique talents effect change, inspire us, and enrich life in our community.

Dates set for Dreamers and Doers events at Heritage Hill Park

The local chapter of AAUW now has two events scheduled in connection with Women’s History Month and the Dreamers and Doers Award. Both take place at Heritage Hill State Park.

Thursday, March 27, 5:30 to 8 p.m. — A new event, AfterHours with Dreamers and Doers, provides an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Brown County women with past award winners. There will be an exhibit and sales by women artists, music by Randi Fay, wine by Parallel 44, light appetizers by Chefusion, and a bucket-style raffle.

Saturday, March 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — The Dreamers and Doers Award Luncheon and Artist Exhibition will provide for all nominees to be recognized and the award winner announced at the luncheon emceed by Erin Davisson of WFRV TV-5. Works by women artists, raffle items and door prizes will be featured.

Questions? Visit http://greenbayarea-wi.aauw.net/
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Wanted: nominations for AAUW Dreamers and Doers Award

The deadline for nominations for the AAUW – Green Bay Area Branch 2014 Dreamers and Doers Award has been extended a week, to Saturday (Feb. 22). You still have time to submit a nomination for an area woman who has demonstrated achievement, sustained leadership, and shared her talents to make Brown County a better place in which to live. They are especially interested in pioneers and those who have broken barriers and inspired others. You can obtain a nomination form by request at dreamersanddoersgb@gmail.com or by downloading from the branch website at https://greenbayarea-wi.aauw.net/.

AAUW looking for nominees for 2014 Dreamers and Doers Award

The American Association of University Women — Green Bay Area Branch is seeking nominations for the 2014 Dreamers and Doers Award. This award recognizes contemporary women in Brown County who have demonstrated achievement and sustained leadership, and have shared their unique talents to make our community a better place in which to live. You may know a woman who fits this description and deserves to be recognized. She may have contributed significantly to our community through her professional duties, organizational involvement, and/or volunteer work. She may have broken barriers or taken risks and is a role model for younger women. Past winners with UW-Green Bay ties include Carol Bush, Betsy Hendrickson, Judith Crain, Devon Christiansen, Maria Hinton, Carol Hammerle, Diane L. Ford and Dotty Juengst. All nomination information is confidential. Selection is based solely on information provided in the written nomination. Nominations must be postmarked by Feb. 15, 2014. No self-nominations will be accepted. Download the official nomination form at http://greenbayarea-wi.aauw.net/ under the Dreamers and Doers heading or request one at dreamersanddoersgb@gmail.com.

Dates set for Dreamers and Doers events at Heritage Hill Park
The local chapter of AAUW now has two events scheduled in connection with Women’s History Month and the Dreamers and Doers Award. Both take place at Heritage Hill State Park.

They are:
• Thursday, March 27, 5:30 to 8 p.m. — A new event, AfterHours with Dreamers and Doers, provides an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Brown County women with past award winners. There will be an exhibit and sales by women artists, music by Randi Fay, wine by Parallel 44, light appetizers by Chefusion, and a bucket-style raffle.

• Saturday, March 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — The Dreamers and Doers Award Luncheon and Artist Exhibition will provide for all nominees to be recognized and the award winner announced at the luncheon emceed by Erin Davisson of WFRV TV-5. Works by women artists, raffle items and door prizes will be featured. Questions? Visit http://greenbayarea-wi.aauw.net/.
 

Longtime UW-Green Bay friend, Carol Bush, honored with ‘Dreamers and Doers’

A well-known friend of the University received yet another well-earned acknowledgement for her work in the greater Green Bay area this weekend, when she was honored with the 2013 Dreamers and Doers Award from the local branch of the American Association for University Women. Carol Bush accepted the honor during a luncheon Saturday (March 16) at Heritage Hill State Park in Allouez. She was selected for her work with “numerous social, civic, educational and cultural improvements in Northeast Wisconsin over the better half of a century,” award organizers said. That work, of course, includes her steadfast support of and advocacy for UW-Green Bay, including the Founders Association, Weidner Center and Phoenix Fund. Carol and her husband, Bob Bush, are Phoenix Hall of Fame inductees and received the Chancellor’s Award in 2002. Congratulations on a most well deserved honor! Read more.

Dreamers and Doers nominees include 25,000th grad, Carol Bush and others

At least five of the nominees for the local 2013 Dreamers and Doers Award have strong connections to UW-Green Bay. Heading the list is 2008 summa cum laude Social Work graduate Jen Schanen, who has worked professionally and also volunteered in a variety of human services capacities around Green Bay. (She also happened to be recognized at her commencement as UWGB’s 25,000th graduate.) Community activist Carol Bush, a long-time supporter and advocate of the University, including its Founders Association, Weidner Center and Phoenix Fund, is another nominee. Carol and her husband, Bob Bush, are Phoenix Hall of Fame inductees and received the Chancellor’s Award in 2002. Their daughter, Tracy Arndt, president of Encompass Child Care Board of Directors, is a past Founders Association Board member. Kate Burgess, CEO of FulfillNet, Green Bay, is a supporter of both the Weidner Center and Phoenix athletics, and she serves on the IEI Board of Directors. Irene (Billie) Kress, is another Chancellor’s Award winner (2009) for her many contributions for UW-Green Bay through the years. These five nominees, plus Janice Barkby, Janic Born, Margaret Kubek, Diane Legomsky, Carol Pearson, Tricia Nell, Jen Schanen, Bev Smith and Jennifer Stevens, will be recognized for their contributions to Brown County at the annual Dreamers and Doers Award Luncheon next month.
 

Dreamers and Doers celebration is March 16

The 7th Annual Dreamers and Doers Luncheon sponsored by the Green Bay Area Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Heritage Hill Education Center. The 2013 Dreamers and Doers Award will be presented at the luncheon with proceeds funding AAUW fellowships and college scholarships for local women. (Also in celebration of Women’s History Month, the AAUW is scheduling a Historical Tour (and tea) starting at 1 p.m. Friday, March 15. The cost is $30. A tour-only version of the program ($20) will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon the following day, Saturday, March 16. Participants on the tours “meet” four women from Brown County’s past who will tell about their lives and achievements. Registration is due Friday, March 8. More info or registration forms.

Nominations for 2013 Dreamers and Doers Award 

Our friends with the local chapter of the American Association of University Women are hoping to get a nomination or two from UW-Green Bay or at least someone who has a connection to the University. Patricia Hinckley of AAUW is Dreamers and Doers Events Coordinator and the person to contact if you know of any exceptionally accomplished women whose leadership and service to community are of award-winning caliber. Any questions, contact her at pwhinckley@earthlink.net or cell #217-3073.

Crain, Hendrickson ’79 earn ‘Dreamers and Doers’ nominations

Two of the nominees for the 2012 Dreamers and Doers Award have strong connections to UW-Green Bay. Judy Crain is currently a member of the UW Board of Regents and previously served as a trustee on the UW-Green Bay Chancellor’s Council of Trustees; Betsy Hendrickson (’79 Masters Environmental Arts and Sciences) also served on the Council of Trustees. She and her husband created a professorship in Business and have financially supported many projects on campus, including the Weidner and Kress centers. Crain, Hendrickson and five other nominees — Joanne Angeli, Jenny Geiken Gail McNutt, Elaine Willman and Monica Zindler – will be recognized for their contributions to Brown County’s Development at the annual Dreamers and Doers Award Luncheon Saturday afternoon, March 31 at Heritage Hill State Park, when the award winner will be announced.

Alumni nominated for ‘Dreamers and Doers’ awards

Two of the nominees for the Annual Dreamers and Doers Awards are UW-Green Bay graduates. Devon Christianson (1987 Human Development, 1993 master’s degree Administrative Science) and Bobbie (Ellis-Klaus) Lison, (1986 Social Change and Development) are among those honored. Christianson works for the Aging and Disability Resource of Brown County and Lison works with Catholic Charities.