2012 American Business Women’s Award Winners Announced

The 2012 Mason General Hospital Foundation’s American Business Women’s Award winners have been announce. Every year, MGHF honors three outstanding business women 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 recipients are: Stephanie L. Fyfe, owner of Steph’s Espresso; Diana Goldy, office services director, Green Diamond Resource Company; and Patty J. Ayala Ross, library manager, Shelton Timberland Library. The three women will be honored at the 15th annual American Business Women’s Award Luncheon on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year’s luncheon will be held at St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 601 W “C” Street, Shelton. This is a change due to the Campus Renewal and Construction Project currently underway at Mason General Hospital. Tickets for the event are $25 per person, and are available at the MGH 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 you can call (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 Olsen, and Gayle Weston; 2004 – Patti Case, Betty Wing, and Catherine Ann Wolf; 2005 – Angela Wake Olsen, 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.