• 34th Canandaigua ATHENA Leadership Awards Dinner

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    Name: 34th Canandaigua ATHENA Leadership Awards Dinner
    Date: November 16, 2018
    Event Description:

    34th Annual Canandaigua ATHENA Leadership Awards Dinner

    DATE:  Friday, November 16, 2018
    TIME:  5:30 p.m. cocktails, 6:30 p.m dinner & program
    WHERE:  Finger Lakes Community College

    By Nov. 1 to Elisha Everson, IOM, manager of communications & events at the Canandaigua Chamber, (585) 394-4400.

    The 34th Annual ATHENA Leadership Awards Dinner will be held Friday, November 16th at the Finger Lakes Community College Student Center.  A media presentation will be shown at the dinner featuring this year?s ATHENA Award nominees.  The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and presentation of the ATHENA Leadership and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Awards. There will also be a silent auction to win some wonderful items.   Reservations are available at the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce at $60 per person.  If you would like to be a Gold Sponsor and purchase an entire table of eight with advertising, the cost is $750. 

    Ten women have been nominated for the coveted ATHENA Leadership honor.  The individuals nominated this year exemplify the qualities of leadership in the 21st Century; Learning, Authentic Self, Collaboration, Courageous Acts, Relationships, Celebration & Joy, Giving Back, and Fierce Advocacy.

    The Ten ATHENA Leadership Award Nominees are:
    • Nancy Alderman Stelnyk, Legal Assistant, Underberg & Kessler, LLP
    • Cathy Canarvis, Executive Director, Coordinated Child Development Center
    • Marjorie ?Marge? Donhauser, Owner/LPN, Donhauser Nursing Service
    • Alice C. Haskins, Chief Correction Officer, Ontario County Office of Sheriff
    • Tracy Janczak, Owner/Senior Certified Pilates Instructor, Core Rhythm Pilates, LLC
    • Debi E. Jones, Director, Human Resources, IDI Billing Solutions
    • Mary A. Krause, County Administrator, County of Ontario
    • Catherine Sciarratta, Owner and Director, Finger Lakes Ballet Academy
    • Jill Werth, Director of Operations, Rochester Air Center
    • Constance White, Regional Administrator for UR Medicine/Imaging, University of Rochester Medical Center
    The Canandaigua ATHENA Leadership Program will also be awarding the Canandaigua ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award.  This recognition is for an emerging woman leader, 40 years of age or younger, who demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in her business or profession, provides valuable service to improve the quality of life for others in her community, and clearly serves as a role model for young women both personally and professionally. 
    The Six ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Nominees are:
    • Tina Bloom, Regional Business Manager, Assurex Health and Deputy Town Supervisor, Canandaigua
    • Melissa Buchanan, Owner, Studio B Fitness & Wellness, LLC, LMT, CPT and Group Fitness Instructor
    • Jennie M. Erdle, Director of Student Life, Finger Lakes Community College
    • Lindsay M. Loiacono, Owner/Operator, Main Street Munchkins
    • Wanda E. Martinez-Johncox, Telehealth Clinical Technician Behavioral Health National VA LGBT SEP, LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator, Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Katherine Purbeck, Insurance Agent- Commercial Lines Specialist, Canandaigua Insurance Agency
    As you encounter this year?s ATHENA nominees, we hope that you will take the time to congratulate each one of them for this prestigious nomination which recognizes their community leadership, professional achievements, and their personal and professional support of other women. 


    Click here for Sponsorship Info (PDF).  A portion of the proceeds goes towards scholarships for local women.