WILMINGTON – The honorees have been selected for this year’s class of the Outstanding Women of Clinton County, recognizing women who have enriched the lives of, and had a lasting impact on, their fellow Clinton County residents.
The Class of 2016 is:
• Cindy Camp
• Susan Henry
• Nancy McCormick
• Diane Murphy
• Ruby Porter
• Sigrid Solomon
• Avonelle Williams
• Hope Wilson-Belle
Each honoree will be individually profiled in the pages of the News Journal in the days leading up to the 2016 Outstanding Women of Clinton County luncheon ceremony, set for 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.
Guest speaker at the event will be Julie Isphording of Cincinnati. Isphording, who ran the first-ever women’s Olympic Marathon in 1984, is an award-winning syndicated radio host, national keynote speaker and magazine columnist.
The OWCC committee also awards four scholarships — one each to students in Wilmington, Blanchester, East Clinton and Clinton-Massie high schools. This year’s scholarship winners, who will also be profiled in the News Journal and recognized at the March 5 event, are:
• Mai Cooper, Wilmington
• Emma Mathews, East Clinton
• Nikki Settlemyre, Clinton-Massie
• Anna Tobler, Blanchester
Tickets for the 2016 Outstanding Women of Clinton County luncheon are $25 (cash or check accepted). Reservations can be made at the Wilmington News Journal, 761 S. Nelson Ave., Wilmington, OH 45177. The News Journal’s office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. If you have any questions, please call 937-382-2574. Reservations will be accepted through March 1.
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