Mon River Fleet seeks nominations for Women of Achievement awards
The Mon River Fleet is seeking nominations for its annual Women of Achievement awards.
Women from across the State Health Improvement Plan partner communities of Braddock, Clairton, Duquesne and McKeesport will be recognized for their achievements promoting better health during the Mon River Fleet's fifth annual Women of Achievement dinner and awards ceremony on Oct. 9. Awardees, guests and sponsors will board the Gateway Clipper Empress from McKeesport's Tenth Ward to sail the Monongahela River through the fleet communities.
The fleet's facilitators encourage the public to acknowledge women who play an active role in community health, government and social service by nominating them in one of 10 Women of Achievement categories. The categories are health, education, social, spiritual, safety, recreation, lifetime achievement, future leadership, volunteerism and outstanding special projects.
“There are so many great things being done by different people in our community,” said fleet facilitator Michele Matuch, who coordinates the Women of Achievement event. “We have a dedicated committee of about 35 women who believe it's important to recognize women in our communities who are doing wonderful things. This is something the Mon River Fleet is very proud of.”
This year's event is supported by platinum sponsors UPMC and UPMC Health Plan; gold sponsors McKeesport Hospital Foundation; and silver sponsors Mon River Fleet Lions Club, Riverside Care Center and Senior Care Plaza. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.
Nominations are open through Monday and may be completed online. Forms are posted on www.monriverfleet.com. Paper copies are available through McKeesport Hospital Foundation by calling 412-664-2590.
Event tickets are on sale and may be purchased online using the credit card order link at www.mckhospitalfoundation.com.
Jennifer R. Vertullo is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1956, or email@example.com.
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Munhall garbage collection rates to increase
- McKeesport Area student’s Project Christmas expands in 2nd year
- Jamie’s Dream Team founder says she will press on despite new illness
- McKeesport man sentenced to house arrest in armed robbery
- Sunoco Logistics spokesman disputes talk of 3rd pipeline
- North Versailles Township approves $6.79 million budget that keeps tax rates flat
- Elizabeth Forward marks 35th year of senior holiday breakfast
- Clairton students reference positive ‘Frozen’-themed lessons
- Charity helps dozens of McKeesport area children in need get new shoes
- McKeesport nonprofit, Youth Works ensure Allied Health students can continue training
- Brass plaque stolen from McKeesport veterans memorial