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Southern Finger Lakes Women gave Woman of the Year honors to Nancy Brand

Author: Communications Committee/Saturday, January 11, 2014/Categories: General

In November, Southern Finger Lakes Women gave Woman of the Year honors to Nancy Brand of Burdett, NY. Nancy Brand serves on the Advisory Board for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier and Schuyler County Food Bank Coalition, Labor of Love. Shown left to right in the photo are Nancy Brand, 2013 winner, and Mary Ellen Morgan, Status of Women Committee Chair, and Jan Brew, Status of Women Committee Member.

Also in November, Kathleen Clark presented the 2013 Women’s Career Enhancement Scholarship to Norah Hanley, who is working toward a teaching degree from Mansfield University. Shown left to right in the photo are Kathleen Clark, Women’s Scholarship Chair, Norah Hanley, 2013 winner, and Judith Phillips, SFLW Chapter President.

In December, Southern Finger Lakes Women presented handmade hats and a variety of books to the residents of The Falls Home in Montour Falls, NY. Shown in the photo, left to right, at JoAnne Krolak, SFLW Holidays Chair, and Bonnie Hopper, Receptionist at the Falls Home.

NYSWI President Amy Kellogg attended the December meeting of Southern Finger Lakes Women and brought members up to date on several statewide issues, such as limitations on chapter fundraising due to tax laws.



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