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Awards

We Have Award Winning Members

Rockford Network of Professional Women is proud to have among its membership many award-winning women! We have an Awards Committee who make it their mission to make sure our members are recognized for their contributions—both in the workplace and in the community at large.

We encourage our members to recommend their RNPW member colleagues for nomination.  Contact our Awards Chairperson for further information.

 

Recent Award Winners

2016

  • Diane James – RNPW Dolores Ford Outstanding Service Award

  • Deanna Watts – RNPW Dolores Ford Outstanding Service Award

2015

  • Barb Berman – AFP Outstanding Community Volunteer of the Year

  • Maleeah Cuevas – YWCA Mentorship Award

  • Dolores Ford – RNPW Dolores Ford Outstanding Service Award

  • Jacki Gommel – Rockford Chamber Business Owner of the Year

  • Mary Jo Hare and Jocelyn Hare of ServPro Rockford – Rockford Chamber Small Business of the Year

  • Kathy Velasco – Excalibur Award

2014

  • Janna Becherer – Rockford Chamber Woman Business Owner of the Year

  • Pastor Dola Gregory – YWCA Leader Luncheon Mentorship Award

2013

  • Stacy Wallace – Rockford Chamber Business Leader of Tomorrow

  • Shannon Scheffel – Rockford Chamber Business Manager of the Year

  • Kelly Vinje – YWCA LEader Luncheon Promise Award

2012

  • Patti Thayer – Rockford Chamber Business Owner of the Year

  • Lisa Miles – People You Should Know Honor

2011

  • Heather Kelley – Rockford Chamber Business Leader of Tomorrow

2010

  • Barbara Berman – Rockford Chamber’s Citizen of the Year

  • Mary Jo Hare – Rockford Chamber Woman Business Owner of the Year

  • Kathy Velasco – Crusader Spirit of Caring Award

2009

  • Shirley DeBenedetto – Lifescape Community Services Super Senior of the Year

  • Shirley DeBenedetto – YWCA Marcella Harris Award for Community Service

  • Mary Ann Norwood – YWCA Connie Tremulis Award for Business Owners

2008

  • Dee Premo – YWCA Connie Tremulis Award for Business Owners

  • Patti Thayer – YWCA Betty Ann Keegan Award for Public Service

2007

  • Teresa Beach-Shelow – YWCA Connie Tremulis Award for Business Owners

  • Amanda Hamaker –Chamber of Commerce Woman Business Leader of Tomorrow

  • Holly Hanson – YWCA Betty Ann Keegan Award for Public Service

  • Lori Berkes-Nelson – Chamber of Commerce Woman Manager of the Year

  • Randa Noble – YWCA Caroline Griffith Award for the Professions – Not-for-Profit

  • Tonya Thayer – YWCA Janet Lynn Sports Award

  • Margaret Wilkerson – YWCA Alta Hulett Award for the Professions

2006

  • Barbara Berman – SwedishAmerican’s Betty Jane Henry Award for Community Service

  • Dr. Ramona Cornea – YWCA Dr. A. Frances Johnson Award for Science

  • Janyce Fadden – Chamber of Commerce Woman Manager of the Year

  • Janyce Fadden – YWCA Betty Ann Keegan Award for Public Service

2005

  • Holly Hanson – Crusader Clinic Spirit of Caring Award

  • Lynne Koenigsberger –YWCA Connie Tremulis Award for Business Owners

  • joan e. kole – Mayors Art Award

  • joan e. kole – YWCA Blanche Ellis Starr Award for the Arts

  • Shirley G. Sievers – SwedishAmerican’s Betty Jane Henry Award for Community Service

  • Kathy Velasco – YWCA Connie Tremulis Award for Business Owners

  • Margaret Wilkerson – Chamber of Commerce Woman Manager of the Year

2004

  • Barbara Berman – Lifescape Community Services Super Senior Award

  • Leslie Roxworthy – Chamber of Commerce Woman Business Leader of Tomorrow

  • Mary Jo Scordato – Chamber of Commerce Woman Business Owner of the Year