Derby cofounder nominated for Athena


The prestigious ATHENA Award® honors individuals who demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession, who provide valuable service by contributing time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community and who actively assist women in realizing their full leadership potential.

Minx is one of 12 nominees of wonderful women who show great work ethic and leadership in their fields.

Past Recipients of the ATHENA Award®:

Dr. Wendy Robinson, President Fort Wayne Community Schools

Sister Elise Kriss, President, University of Saint Francis

Chief Deputy Dottie Davis, Fort Wayne Police Department

Sandi Kemmish, Lincoln Financial Foundation

Kathleen Randolph, President/CEO, Partners for Workforce Solutions

It will take place March 24, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at The Diamond Room at Ceruti's Summit Park. This year's program is sponsored by Lincoln Financial Foundation, National City, now a part of PNC, Vision Management Consulting, Prairie Quest Consulting, Three Rivers Federal Credit Union, BKD CPAs and Advisors, Raytheon, Lutheran Health Network, Indiana Michigan Power, Farmers Insurance, Tower Bank, Fort Wayne Metals, ITT, STAR Bank, and Portrait of a Lady.

Congratulations Minx for this wonderful honor and know that your entire derby family is pulling for a win! I am not sure if everyone realizes how big this is and what it can do for our league and the entire derby community.

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