For the past six years the Woman’s Tourist Club in Mechanicsburg has chosen a woman who represents our club’s values by recognizing an Empowered Woman. Our club was organized in 1894 and has continued to educate our members in the area of Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, Public Issues, and International Outreach at our monthly meetings. Club members help by volunteering time and donating money to community events. We have always been a strong supporter of the Mechanicsburg Public Library by helping with programs and events for children and adults.
With the Empowered Woman Award we want to recognize a woman who goes above and beyond in her church, clubs, schools, and other community/county organizations. She does this to make her community and county a better place to live for all ages. We have previously honored Jean Rutan; Ellen Spinner, MS, CNP; Cecilia (Ce) Greene; Ann Bogard; Sondra Chester; Mary Pauline Blazer, Elaine Riley, and Stacey Logwood. We are now asking for nominations for this year’s recipient.
Do you know of a deserving woman that you could help us recognize? Women nominated should be volunteers in Champaign County and/or Mechanicsburg. They are not required to be members of The Woman’s Tourist Club. Please submit her name so that we can celebrate her inspiration to others.
Each submission must be completed with information on the worthy woman – with a photo if available and a letter from the sponsor describing her accomplishments and activities in the Champaign County and/or Mechanicsburg area. Applications are due by April 20th for consideration this year.
If you have any questions or want more information about the Woman’s Tourist Club, please contact Woman’s Tourist Club President Pat Moore at 937-834-3377 or Pat McElroy at 614-266-1510. Applications are available electronically by emailing Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org. They are also available at the circulation desk at Mechanicsburg Public Library.
The honoree will be honored at the May 16th banquet of the Woman’s Tourist Club when we look forward to acknowledging our exceptional and inspiring woman.