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YWCA presents TRIBUTE Awards
The YWCA West Central Michigan’s annual TRIBUTE! Awards were presented last week. In the past 31 years, the YWCA has honored more than 150 women for their contributions to the community.
Those honored last week were, from left: Leann D. Arkema, M.A., president and CEO of Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids, in the Business Management, Industry & Labor category; Dr. Gayle Davis, provost and vice president for academic affairs, Grand Valley State University, in the Professions category; Mary Angelo, director, Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association, in the Community Service category; Sue Stauffacher, author, in Arts; Barbara Hile, marrow/stem cell program director, Michigan Community Blood Centers, in Sports, Fitness & Wellness; Rosa Lopez, student honoree and Judy Lloyd Leadership Award recipient; and Leslie King-Borrego, Sacred Beginnings, in the Advocacy category.
More than 900 people attended the awards luncheon held at DeVos Place.