Supporting Women in business since 1981

The MVBWN grants 2 Annual Awards to members of the Network. 

Dr Joanne Rettke Memorial Award

Dr Joanne Rettke was instrumental in the founding of the MVBWN and a champion women entrepreneur. Nominate a member for the Dr. Joanne Rettke Memorial Award. Nomination deadline is the May dinner meeting . Award to be given during June dinner meeting.

Nomination form Rettke Award Form.docx

2016 Winner - Laurie Ann Dowell

2015 Winner - Donna Rebisz, Women's Business Center

2014 Winner - Theresa Daniels

Endowment Award

This financial award is given to members each year for making improvements to their business.


Past Recipients

2016 Endowment Winners - Joyce Finnegan Garbinsky, Store Scan Shred and Stephanie Rausher, Dwell in Peace

2015 Endowment Winners - Collette Aurand, Black River Bookkeeping and Amy DeVries, Emily's Cleaning Service

2014 Endowment Winners - Linda Fake, Uniquely Yours and Kathleen Rutishauser and Denise Flihan, Daughter for Hire

2012 Endowment Winners -  Deb Cabral, DeClutter Coach and Jaime Zalepeski, Artistic Impression

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