asba announces 2010 ATHENA award recipient
Monday, August 30, 2010
Posted by: Whitney Fletcher
Patricia Possert, asba Marketing & Events Director
ANNOUNCES SOUTHERN ARIZONA 2010 ATHENA AWARD RECIPIENT
AZ (Monday, August 30, 2010) – The Arizona Small Business Association (asba)
named Judy Clinco, R.N. and Founder, Catalina In-Home Services, as this year’s
Award recipient for Southern Arizona. The announcement was the highlight of asba’s
ATHENA awards luncheon of Southern Arizona held August 26 at the JW Marriott
Resort and Spa.
by Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Clinco, a Tucson-based business owner,
the non-profit "CareGiver Training Institute” dedicated to creating meaningful
for economically and educationally challenged women in the community.
are so pleased to have Southern Arizona participate in a globally recognized
showcasing the extraordinary achievements of women in this region.
Clinco who will forever hold the place of Southern Arizona’s first ATHENA Award
CEO Donna Davis.
response to the bestowment: "I am honored, touched, moved and inspired. I am
about women I want to nominate to receive next year’s ATHENA, as well as
experience with the young girls I work with.”
ATHENA Award is the most prestigious recognition a successful woman in business
The award is bestowed on an exceptional woman who has achieved excellence in
or profession; has served the community in a meaningful way; and has assisted
women in their attainment of professional goals and leadership skills. The
respected and is well known throughout the U.S. and the world.
finalists from which Clinco was selected for the ATHENA Award of Southern
Block, President, Buffalo Exchange
Hopper, CEO & Founder, World Care
Westerbeke, President, Gadabout SalonSpas
Woods, Hospital Administrator & Co-Owner, Veterinary Specialty Center of
addition to the ATHENA Award presentation, NAWBO Greater Tucson recognized Lisa
CEO & Founder, World Care, with its "Woman Business Leader of the Year”
the great success of asba’s inaugural ATHENA luncheon in Tucson, and the
of all of
the participants, we are already planning a much bigger signature event for
in 2011. We invite partners to get on board now," states Patricia Possert, asba
Events Director for Southern Arizona.
– For nearly 40 years, the arizona small business association
(asba) has been a trusted source in
creating opportunities for businesses to make money, save money and achieve amAZing
results. With a membership
of almost 5,000 businesses, representing over 300,000 employees, asba is the
second largest trade
association in the state and the only statewide association dedicated to
serving small businesses. From
outstanding value to an extensive range of support and services, asba is
committed to making Arizona the best
place for launching and growing your business. For more information, please
call 520-327-0222 or visit
www.asba.com. Join asba. Be amAZed®.
ATHENA - The ATHENA Award was first presented in 1982 in Lansing,
Michigan and has grown to include
presentations to more than 5,000 individuals in hundreds of cities in the
United States as well as in Canada,
China, Russia and the United Kingdom. For more information about ATHENA
International and the ATHENA
Award program, visit www.athenainternational.org.