Mason General Hospital Foundation (MGHF) has announced its selection of three outstanding, local business women to receive the Foundation’s 2013 American Business Women’s Award. Every year, MGHF selects three business women from a pool of nominees who are or were successful in their occupations, work or have worked in Mason County, and are active as volunteers in the community. This year’s honorees are Holly Cahoon, 2nd Street Design Studio in Shelton; Kerry Myers, Robin Hood Restaurant and Pub in Union; and Terri Roberts, Simpson Lumber Company.
The ladies will be honored at the 16th annual American Business Women’s Award Luncheon on Friday, September 20, 2013, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year’s luncheon takes place at Mason County PUD #3 (new location) on 2621 E John’s Prairie Road, Shelton. Tickets for the luncheon are $25 per person, and are available at the MGH&FC Development Office at Gateway Center, 2505 Olympic Highway North, Suite 460, Shelton. To purchase tickets, or for more information call (360) 427-3623 (from Allyn (360) 275-8614).
Past honorees include: 1998 – Miriam Hall, Janet Thornbrue, and Patti Tupper; 1999 – Nita Bariekman, Jean Lee, and Norma Taylor; 2000 – Kay Gott, Colleen Hunter, and Doris Wilson, M.D.; 2001 – Mary Helen Anderson, Beth Johnston, R.N., and Betty Wolfe; 2002 – Carol Hunter, Rose Nye, and Cherrie Reitsch; 2003 – Janis Byrd, Carolyn Olson, and Gayle Weston; 2004 – Patti Case, Betty Wing, and Catherine Ann Wolf; 2005 – Angela Wake Olson, Michelle Schnitzer Corral, and Renee Youngs; 2006 – Xinh Dwelley, Irene Locke, and Virginia J. McCarty; 2007 – Lynn Busacca, Vicki Gonzalez, and Lynn Harvey; 2008 – Laurie Buhl, Pam Hanson, and Billie Howard; 2009 – Kristy Buck, Sharon Tibbits, and Lisa Woodard; 2010 – Janene Pettyjohn Bandes, Pamela Hunter Schlauderaff, and Cheryl Stewart; 2011 – Barbara Dunbar, Deb Nielsen, and Gretchen Schodde; 2012 – Stephanie L. Fyfe, Diana Goldy, and Patty J. Ayala-Ross.