Skip to main content
Enter search terms below…

Member News

YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc. Announces Resourceful Women Honorees



YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc. announces fourteen Resourceful Women and Young Girls On A Mission to be honored at the 19th Annual Resourceful Women’s Awards Luncheon. The event, presented by Groff Networks and Troy Web Consulting, will be held Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Albany Marriott from 11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m.=

Women and girls will be recognized under the categories of Education, Emerging Professional, Entrepreneur, Management, Public Service, Women In Tech and Young Girls On A Mission.  Those being honored include:

Education:

Kathleen Skeals, North Colonie Central Schools

Tamara Thorpe Odom, SCSD Central Park Middle School

 

Emerging Professional:

Elissa Prout, BeechNut Nutrition Corporation

 

Entrepreneur:

Mary Darcy, Founder - Uptown/Downtown Media & All Over Albany

Jordan Glindmyer, Pinup Jordan’s Mermaid Lounge

Heidi Knoblauch, Plumb Oyster Bar

 

Management:

Erin Boggan – Berkshire Bank

Jennifer Lawrence – SEATCenter

Sherain Rivera – RainDrops Closet for Homeless Families

 

Public Service:

Deborah McKenzie Fowlers, Eyes Wide Open NENY, Inc.

Michaelle Mugisha, United Way of the Greater Capital Region

Tabetha Wilson – Albany School Board

 

Women In Tech:

Frederika Edinton-Giordano, Tech Valley Game Space

 

Young Girls On A Mission:

Carli O’Hara – Real Kids Wear Pink of the Capital Region

 

The Resourceful Women’s Awards were established in 2000, to recognize and honor women whose community and professional pursuits advance the empowerment of women, a core element of YWCA of the Greater Capital Region’s mission. ”We are honored and proud to recognize this year’s honorees,” said Daquetta Jones, YWCA-GCR Executive Director.

In addition to honoring Nathaalie Carey as the Woman of the Year and fourteen honorees, the Awards Luncheon will recognize the 2018 Woman of Inspiration and Community Partner Award recipient.  It is with deep gratitude that YWCA-GCR recognizes SEFCU as the 2018 Community Partner awardee for their priceless work, compassion, contribution and commitment to YWCA-GCR's mission, services and programs. The community awards recognizes organizations, corporations and individuals whose generous, tireless, caring, supportive spirits and expertise have provided significant financial contributions and tangible goods to YWCA-GCR over the years.

Tickets are on sale at: https://www.ywca-gcr.org/resourceful-womens-awards-luncheon/2018/9/4/19th-annual-resourceful-womens-awards-luncheon To learn more about supporting and joining us at the event through sponsorship, purchasing a table or being a vendor, please contact Brooklyn Esposito, Interim Director of Development and Marketing, [email protected] or 518-274-7100.

YWCA of the Greater Capital Region is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Amsterdam, NY – October 20, 2021 – Hill & Markes, a family-owned wholesale distributor, has launched a new podcast. Since1906 (hillnmakes.com/Since1906), is about distribution powerhouse Hill & Markes and how their mission is more than moving product of a shelf - it’s a commitment to safety and well-being. Since1906 is about how every…
ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Albany FireWolves, of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), announced the introduction of the Junior FireWolves Winter Box Program in September. The co-ed program is an instructional platform developed by the FireWolves organization and consists of practices, scrimmages and tournaments all led by USBOXLA and FireWolves…
(West Sand Lake, NY, 10/19/2021) – With just days before their first practice, a handful of local sled hockey players with disabilities still needed volunteers to skate with them and push their sled so they can play. A sled hockey pusher is the unsung hero of the team, assisting any player who cannot propel himself due to mobility disabilities.…
Nov
10
Maximize your Chamber investment by discovering all of the advantages of membership, for you AND your employees. Learn about exclusive perks and services…
Details: Check-in and Breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.; Benefits Presentation from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Dec
09
Holiday NetworkingPlus is a festive event designed to expand your connections and generate new leads. You will have the opportunity to deliver a promotion…
Details: Check-in and Lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Networking from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.