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Previous Athena Award Recipients

Chairman and CEO, Buck & Pulleyn Inc. Year honored: 1989 Since I received the Athena … I attended the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School; I became the sole owner of the business, and have added two partners since ...

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Deborah Long

CEO, Girl Scouts of Genesee Valley Inc. Education: M.S. and B.A., University of Rochester Family: Husband, Anthony; one son, age 17 Professional and community leadership: Former chairwoman, Monroe Council on Teen Pregnancy; former co-chairwoman, Mayor-Elect Transition Team on Human Services ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Deputy superintendent of schools, Rochester City School District Education: M.A., counseling and guidance, and B.A., elementary education, English and fine arts, Michigan State University; administrative certification, SUNY College at Brockport Family: Husband, William; one daughter, age 25 Professional and community ...

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Rose Marie Beston

President, Nazareth College of Rochester Year honored: 1988 Since I received the Athena … 1. Nazareth College has gained national recognition. 2. I have gained an increased sense of the importance and effectiveness of cumulative, rather than drastic, change. A ...

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Marsha Lehman

General manager, Dental Products, and vice president, Health Imaging Division, Eastman Kodak Co. Education: M.S., operations research, University of Rochester; B.A., mathematics, Susquehanna University, Pennsylvania Family: Husband, Thomas Knapp Professional and community leadership: Board and personnel committee member, Eastman Dental ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Coordinator of instruction, East High School, Rochester City School District Education: Master of arts in teaching, University of Rochester; B.A., history, D’Youville College, Buffalo; certificate of advanced study, SUNY College at Brockport Family: Husband, Christopher; three sons, ages 28 to ...

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Previous Athena Award Recipients

Retired, Eastman Kodak Co. Year honored: 1987 Since I received the Athena … 1. I was appointed director of the Photographic Research Laboratories at Kodak. 2. I have used some of my management skills in volunteer operations since retiring. The ...

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Carol Johnson

Founder, CEO and president, Drivers Unlimited of Rochester Inc. Education: A.S., food and nutrition, Centenary College, New Jersey; additional work, Farleigh Dickinson University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Monroe Community College Family: Two children, ages 27 and 30 Professional and ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Executive director, Planned Parenthood of Rochester and the Genesee Valley Inc. Education: B.A., journalism and sociology, Syracuse University Family: Husband, Nicholas; two children, ages 25 and 28 Professional and community leadership: Vice chairwoman, board of trustees, WXXI Public Broadcasting Council; ...

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10th Annual Athena Award

American Association of University Women Fairport Area Branch 345 Lyndon Road Fairport, N.Y. 14450 223-3791; Fax: 387-0091 Contact: Isabel Seavey American Association of University Women Greece Area Branch 74 Brush Creek Drive Rochester, N.Y. 14612 225-0455 Contact: Pat Rush American ...

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Lori Harter

Vice president, customer service, Frontier Corp. Education: B.S., business and psychology, University of Vermont; graduate work, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University Family: Husband, Scott; one daughter, age 2 Professional and community leadership: Former board ...

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Athena Award Nominees

President, Kodak Imaging Services Inc., and vice president, Eastman Kodak Co. Education: B.S., education, University of Nebraska at Omaha Professional and community leadership: Former assistant treasurer, Rochester General Hospital; board member, Vehicare Corp.; former board chairwoman, Career Development Services Two ...

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Dawn Borgeest

President, Advertising Council of Rochester Inc. Education: B.A., communications and journalism/management, St. John Fisher College Professional and community leadership: Member, St. John Fisher, board of trustees enrollment management committee; member, coordinating team, Funders and Providers Collaboration; chairwoman, 1996 conference, Rochester ...

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Athena Award Nominees

Senior vice president, WXXI Public Broadcasting Council Education: B.S., political science, and course work, MPA, SUNY College at Brockport Family: Husband, Daniel Lukach; two grown children Professional and community leadership: Member, board and executive committee, Rochester Monroe County chapter, American ...

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Shared values is focus
of 10th Athena event

Celebrating a milestone year, the Women’s Council of the Greater Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce Inc. will present the 10th annual Athena Award Luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Shared Values: ...

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