Zilla Way Award

Zilla Way Award

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The Zilla Way Award honors a local LWV ABC member who has shown outstanding leadership in guiding our League. This award honors Zilla Way in recognition of her more than fifty years of participation in LWV ABC as a mentor and an advisor.

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2009-2005 | 2004-2000 | 1999-1996 

2020 

2020 Zilla Way Award Certificate and Pat Kennedy

 Patricia Kennedy - for taking on the task of Membership Chair and using her energy, technical skills, resourcefulness and community connections to help LWV ABC more effectively serve our members. 

 

 

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2019

Sandra Connor

 

Sandra Connor  - for leading our LWV 100th Anniversary exhibit at Anoka County History Center, filling the Membership Chair vacancy, and many other activities ... all in her first year of membership.

 

 

 

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 2018

Bruce Promerantz receiving award

 

Bruce Pomerantz - for increasing our visibility and accessibility with technology, enhancing communications with new and prospective members, and challenging our problem solving skills.

 

 

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 2017

Arlene Gillette receiving award
 
 
Arlene Gillette - an accomplished forum moderator, high school voter registrar, and gracious leader in our organization. 

 

 

 

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2016

Jeorgette Knoll

 

Jeorgette Knoll - for her outstanding long-term leadership to our organization and connecting us to successful community involvement.

 

 

 

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2015

Susan Anderson

 

Susan Anderson - for stepping in to fill president vacancy and using her experience in community involvement and League to lead us well.

 

 

 

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2014

Kathy Aanerud with Zilla Way 
 
 
Kathy Aanerud - for advancing our League to the local media
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 

2013

Gretchen Sabel - for outstanding programs and getting things done Gretchen Sabel with Susan Anderson and Zilla Way
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2012

Kathie Whechel
 
 
Kathie Whelchel - for welcoming new members and encouraging their involvement
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2011

Zilla Way - without Zilla there would be no Zilla Way awardZilla Way
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2010

Mary Jo Truchon
 
 
 
Mary Jo Truchon - water and wisdom
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

2009

Kay McCulley
 
 
 
Kay McCulley - for her steadfast support
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2008

Doris Gordon - willing worker over many years
 
 

2007

Josephine Nunn - our wise and wonderful mentor
 
 

2006

Millie Giddings - many decades of faithful membership and service
 
 

2005

Sandra Shanley - lots to study, so much to say, and so many elections
 
 

2004

Marj Perry - who represents us at Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues, studies housing and other questions important to LWVABC
 
 

2003

Lois Ballinger - who conscientiously makes us a team to win the goal of good government
 
 

2002

Geri Nelson
 
 
Geri Nelson - who brings order to her world and good times to learning
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

2001

Betsy O'Berry - who followed the money and always knew the bottom line
 
 

2000

Dorothy Bridges - a founding member who cared for her city, league, and community neighbors who needed help
 
 

1999

Joan Molenaar - who energetically saves the day for LWV ABC
 
 

1998

Carol Bradley - who is ever polite and friendly to the public and public officials
 
 

 

1997

Sandra Shanley - who keeps us connected with calls and e-mails and is a sounding board for new ideas
 
 

1996

Jeorgette Knoll - a dedicated and organized mother, educator, and League member.