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Albion Bacon Fellows recipient named, tickets for luncheon still available

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 4, 2017 Women’s Equality Day Luncheon approaching quickly, tickets still available The 15th annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon is three weeks away. EDIT: Tickets are sold out! Thank you everyone for your support!  This year’s keynote speaker is Negin Farsad. She’s been featured on NPR’s Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me weekend segment in […]

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Negin Farsad to be keynote speaker

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 Women’s Equality Day Luncheon announces keynote speaker for Aug. 25 event The 15th Annual Women’s Equality Day keynote speaker is Negin Farsad, an Iranian-American Muslim comedian, writer and filmmaker. Throughout her work, Farsard uses comedy to dispel myths about being an Iranian-American woman in the United States. Named one […]

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Tracy Zeller

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Tracy Zeller has worked hard to become a leader in the business community. Since she opened Tracy Zeller Enterprises, the Tri-sState has witnessed six other jewelry stores close their doors. Zeller has been generous in giving other small business owners – particularly women – advice on marketing, branding and entrepreneurship. She participates in a wide […]

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Rose Young

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 Since 1975, Rose Young has worked in the political arena, first as an assistant for two congressmen until she was appointed to two state-level committees in the late 1980s. She was hired by the Easterseals in 1991, where she worked in public relations and marketing. She was later recruited by former Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel to […]

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Marcia Yockey

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 A 35-year veteran of local television, Marcia Yockey came to Evansville in 1953 and was an immediate ratings success as she broadcast the nightly weather report. She flew her own Piper Cub airplane and was the 100th woman in the country to receive a helicopter license.

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Sue Woodson

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 Sue Woodson was instrumental in establishing the city’s first shelter for battered women and their children, the city’s first homeless shelter and first nonprofit health center. She helped organize soup kitchens for the poor and the programs to foster better interracial relations.

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Lucy Williams

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Lucy Williams graduated from high school in Evansville in 1958 and has lived in the Glenwood neighborhood since 1968. She is president of the Glennwood Neighborhood Association, spearheading a program called Neighborhood Cleanup.

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Linda White

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Linda White began her career at Deaconess Hospital more than 34 years  ago as nurse auditor. She later became the hospital’s first female President and CEO and eventually the President and CEO of the entire Deaconess health system. White has been a strong advocate of patient-centered care. She was the Athena winner in 2001.