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Ann Marie Dinino

Ann Marie Dinino Deputy director of mental health, Monroe County Office of Mental Health Education: B.S., health services and management, SUNY Empire State College; diploma in nursing, St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing Professional and community leadership: Member, appeals board, ...

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12th Annual Athena Award

The number of women-owned businesses has increased 78 percent in the last decade. That makes a total of nearly 8 million women-owned businesses in the United States as of 1996, according to the National Foundation of Women Business Owners, the ...

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12th Annual Athena Award

Corporate sponsor: Eastman Kodak Co. Supporting sponsors: Bausch & Lomb Inc. The Hastings Group Marine Midland Bank Vitalwork Inc. Xerox Corp. Athena Award co-chairwomen: Elsa Steo, Personnel Works Inc. Melissa Embling, Marine Midland Bank Steering committee: Marylane Bianchi, Kelly Services ...

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Essie Calhoun

Essie Calhoun Director, community relations and contributions, Eastman Kodak Co. Education: M.S., administration and supervision, Bowie State College, Maryland; B.Ed., social science, University of Toledo Family: One grown child Professional and community leadership: Chairwoman, board of directors, Urban League of ...

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12th Annual Athena Award

No longer, says Loma Allen, who has served on boards of various United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. agencies and leads seminars on board-staff relations. “There has been a great change,” she says. Nowadays, anyone who goes on a board ...

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12th Annual Athena Award

American Association of University Women Fairport Area Branch 345 Lyndon Road Fairport, N.Y. 14450 223-3791 Contact: Isabel Seavey American Association of University Women Greece Area Branch 142 Briar Hill Drive Rochester, N.Y. 14626 227-6312 Contact: Karen Hiller American Association of ...

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Carole Bilson

Carole Bilson Advanced development strategist, single-use cameras, Consumer Imaging Division, Eastman Kodak Co. Education: BFA, industrial design and graphic design, University of Michigan Family: Husband, Andrew Brown Professional and community leadership: President, board of directors, Rochester Women’s Network; founder and ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Laurie Allan Vice president and senior consultant, WorkSmart International Inc. Education: M.S., organization development, Syracuse University; M.A. and B.A., anthropology, University of Rochester Family: Husband, Carl Herrgesell Jr.; two children, 20 and 22 Professional and community leadership: Founding member and ...

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Local Athena Award recipients

1997–Linda Becker, Xerox Corp. 1996–Kathleen Whelehan, Marine Midland Bank 1995–Bernice Skirboll, Compeer Inc. 1994–Barbara Kelley, Bausch & Lomb Inc. 1993–Karen Noble Hanson, Wilmorite Inc. 1992–Katherine Hudson, formerly Eastman Kodak Co. 1991–Mary-Frances Winters, the Winters Group Inc. 1990–Louise Woerner, HCR 1989–Chris ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Dawn Borgeest President and CEO, The Advertising Council of Rochester Inc. Education: B.A., communications/management, St. John Fisher College Professional and community leadership: Board member, Rochester Philharmonic League Inc.; member, Rochester Grantmakers Forum Inc. and American Marketing Association Two values American ...

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Female enrollment growth
in business programs slows

Whitis–founder and CEO of Chanticleer Productions and a local storyteller, consultant, performer and writer–says that on the first day of her income-theory class the professor walked in, spotted her and said, “Are you in the right class?” “Yes,” she said. ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Karel Czanderna Vice president, Office Imaging, supplies business and engineering, Eastman Kodak Co. Education: Ph.D. and M.S., materials science and engineering, Cornell University; B.S., physics and humanities, Clarkson University Family: Husband, Dan Shirkey Professional and community leadership: Board member, Career ...

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Gates, Wegman among
businesswomen’s heroes

The heroes of local businesswomen range from Microsoft Corp.’s Bill Gates, which is no surprise to many, to local business icons such as Robert Wegman, chairman and CEO of Wegmans Food Markets Inc. “I couldn’t pick one,” laments Christine Whitman, ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Sara (Bonnie) Flagg Manager, minority and women business development division, Urban League of Rochester, N.Y. Inc. Education: School of Applied Industrial Studies certificate program, Rochester Institute of Technology; attended Mohawk Valley Community College Family: Husband, Clarence Jr.; stepson, 33 Professional ...

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12th Annual Athena Award

1. Tender Loving Care Agency Inc. 60 Carlson Road Rochester, N.Y. 14610 288-8240 Number of Local(1) Full-Time/Part-Time Employees(2): 300/259 Gross Sales Volume Last Fiscal Year ($000): NA Percentage of Business Woman-Owned: 100 Principal Business: Home health care and related services, ...

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