Nominations Open for 2016 Athena Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is now accepting applications for the 2016 Athena Awards. The deadline for nominations is March 4 and the winners will be announced May 19 during the Athena Award Dinner at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman.

To be recognized, women must have “significant, measurable achievements that have produced exceptional organizational impact,” community service experience and support for professional women.

Nominees are not required to be a member of the chamber or employed by a business that is a member.

Last year, Genie Aubel, president of St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, was given the award. Other winners include former Eastern Gateway Community College President Laura Meeks, former Youngstown State University President Cynthia Anderson, Chevrolet dealership owner Diane Sauer and YSU trustee Delores Crawford.

Applications for the Athena Award are available on the chamber’s website under the event calendar. Completed forms can be mailed to the chamber’s office or emailed to

Copyright 2024 The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.