MECHANICSBURG – The Woman’s Tourist Club honored 2016 Empowered Woman Kay Miller at a dinner meeting at Burnham House in Goshen Park on May 16. Club members, relatives and friends gathered to recognize her achievements.
Miller was nominated by Patrice Spinner and Elle Spinner. Both met her as newcomers to Mechanicsburg. As they attended events, club meetings and school functions they saw her involved in many organizations and clubs in Champaign County. Besides being a 25-year member of the Woman’s Tourist Club, she is active at St Michael’s Church, Mechanicsburg Public Library and Goshen Park.
Miller has supported groups such as the Food Pantry, the Little League, Mechanicsburg Music Boosters, 4-H and foreign exchange students, just to name a few. She gives of her time and talents to many groups in Mechanicsburg and Champaign County and continues to do it with a friendly smile. Her husband, Bill, and family are number one on her list and they also see the love she shares with all.
Miller joins the Woman’s Tourist Club’s previous Empowered Woman Award winners Jean Rutan; Ellen Spinner, MS, CNP; Ce Green; Ann Bogard; Sondra Chester; Mary Pauline Blazer; Elaine Riley; and Emerging Leader Stacey Logwood.
During the meeting, club officers were installed. The officers for 2016-2017 are President Phyllis Powers; Vice President Marian Eberhard; Secretary Kay Miller; Treasurer Jean Rutan; Corresponding Secretary Sharon Bumgarner; Parliamentarian Carol Zoppa; and Auditor Pat McElroy. Connie Livingston was inducted as a new member and Kay Miller and Pat McElroy were recognized as 25-Year Members. The club’s next meeting will be in September with a potluck for members and guests.