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 and Zilla Way Award
 

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

2012

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

2011

 Zilla Way

Zilla Way
without Zilla there would be no Zilla Way award 
 
 

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.