YWCA, Clark College name
2008 Women of Achievement
Following the theme “Visionary
Women: Shaping Generations,” the YWCA Clark County and Clark College
have named eight women as the 2008 Women of Achievement. In addition,
the two organizations designated three high school students as Young
Women of Achievement.
Elizabeth Asahi Sato
The awards will be presented
during an 11:30 a.m. luncheon in the Hilton Vancouver Washington.
The Women of Achievement Award
winners are as follows: Susan Davis,
medical director, Urgent Medical Center;
Patricia Downey, teacher and advisor, Mountain View High School;
Jean Lacey, the first executive
director of the YWCA Clark County; Kris
Miller, vice president and relationship manager, West Coast Bank;
Tracy Reilly-Kelly, program
manager for Mature Learning and Continuing Education, Clark College;
Elizabeth Asahi Sato, owner of
Rise to Excellence; Jeanne Stewart,
member, Vancouver City Council; and
Susan Torres, teacher and mentor, English as a Second Language
program, Clark College.
The Young Women of Achievement
are the following: Sarah Brown,
Vancouver School for the Arts and Academics;
Mariah Hairston, Skyview High
School; and Navit Virdi, Heritage
Anna Song, KATU weekend news
anchor, will be mistress of ceremonies during the luncheon. Tickets are
$35 each. For further information, call
Ed Firstenburg celebrates 95th
by opening another branch bank
Ed Firstenburg, founder and former chairman of First Independent,
celebrated his 95th birthday today with a photographic portrait and by
another branch of the bank,
this one the 21st, in The Quarry Senior Living in east Vancouver. The
bank will open three new branches this spring.
Although retired from the now
$1 billion bank, which Firstenburg acquired in 1936, he is the manager
of a small branch in The Waterford, a senior retirement complex where he
and his wife, Mary, live.
The Firstenburgs have
contributed nearly $25 million to local causes in the past five years.
Cost of State-of-County Address
$20 with payment Wednesday, $25 afterward
The cost of the
State-of-the-County Address luncheon is $20 if paid by Wednesday, Jan.
23, $25 after that date, and the deadline for reservations is Thursday,
Betty Sue Morris, chair of the
board of Clark County Commissioners, will deliver the address in the Red
Lion Hotel at the Quay. Reservations may be made by calling
Twice elected to the board of
commissioners, Morris says she is not a candidate this year.
The Columbia River Crossing
Task Force meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Hilton Vancouver
Washington. Public comment will begin at 4:40 p.m.
The 81st YWCA Clark County membership meeting and annual celebration,
which is free and open to the public, is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,
Jan. 23, in the YWCA Helene Schoen Center, 3609 Main Street. Keynote
speaker is S. Renee Mitchell,
award-winning columnist for the
Oregonian. For further information, call
The North Salmon Creek Neighborhood Association meets at 7 p.m. this
evening in the community room in the Three Creeks Library.
The Clark County Board of Health meets at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in
the Public Service Center.
The Puget Sound Blood Center is holding a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, near the cafeteria at Washington State
Rebecca Olson, flute,
Victoria Racz and
Maria Manzo, piano, entertain in
the Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, at noon Wednesday, Jan.
23. Part of a sack lunch series, the concert is free.
Clark County commissioners meet in an informal session at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 23, in conference room B in the Public Service Center.
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