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WONder Women Recognized for Changing the World (video)

May 1st 2014

WONder Women Recognized for Changing the World (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2014) One of Women Officials Network WONder Women Award winners carries little silver acorns around with her to give to strangers who cross her path. “When we reach out to other people…it does evoke the metaphor of the acorn. Everything that an […]

WONder Woman Judge Nanci Grant Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 8th 2015

WONder Woman Judge Nanci Grant Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 8, 2015) When Judge Nanci Grant first took the bench in 1997, she was one of 5 women out of 19 on the bench for Oakland County Circuit Court. Now she serves as the Chief Judge on a bench that […]

WONder Woman Kelly Garrett Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 5th 2015

WONder Woman Kelly Garrett Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) “What would I say to Kelly Garrett 20, 20 and 5 years ago? The one thing I would tell her is to keep your integrity. Never compromise. Make sure that you have such good character that if someone ever […]

WONder Woman Ann Heler Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 2nd 2015

WONder Woman Ann Heler Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) With a life of activism in education, sex ed, LGBT rights, protecting senior citizens and creating a free health clinic for uninsured people in the community, Ann Heler of Ferndale was an apt choice for one of five WONder […]

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 2nd 2015

WONder Woman Sheryl Mitchell Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015) From the Saturdays spent hanging out in a barber shop in Detroit where her dad and the guys would talk politics, to the being the first African American and first female City Manager of Albion, Michigan, Dr. Sheryl Mitchell’s […]

WONder Woman Ann Doyle Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 1st 2015

WONder Woman Ann Doyle Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2015) Reflecting back on her childhood life-size cut-out of Linda Carter, Ann Doyle shared what she thought being a WONder Woman meant. “It reminds me that being a wonderful woman is just the beginning. I think it’s equally important to […]

Oct. 2 – WONder Woman Awards Banquet Honoring Four Local Leaders

September 21st 2019

The award honors women who have improved the quality of life in Michigan through their civic, philanthropic and professional accomplishments.

Sept. 6 – Women Officials Network Breakfast: Who Encouraged You?

September 1st 2019

Honorable Judge Lisa Hallmark, Honorable Gilda Z. Jacobs, and Honorable Barbara W. Talley.

Daddy Daughter Winter Wonderland Dance in Berkley Jan. 19

January 1st 2019

Daddy Daughter Winter Wonderland Dance  in Berkley Jan. 19 Berkley, MI – Put on by the Berkley Junior Women’s Club, Berkley Parks and Recreation and Berkley/Huntington Woods Youth Assistance darling daughters and doting dads will enjoy a night of dressing up, dancing and refreshments. Relatives and family friends are welcome to escort charming little ladies. […]

Four Stories of Service from the 2018 WONder Woman Awards

September 28th 2018

Four Stories of Service from the 2018 WONder Woman Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- The first column Rochelle Riley ever wrote was for the Courier-Journal newspaper in Louisville, KY.  In it she called out city leaders for failing to honor hometown icon Muhammad Ali by letting his boyhood home deteriorate and […]