ATHENA Awards celebrate strong local women

ATHENA Awards celebrate strong local women Photo: News10NBC.

Updated: January 23, 2020 10:28 PM
Created: January 23, 2020 09:18 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y.(WHEC) — The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce recognized some remarkable local women on Thursday night at the ATHENA Awards.

Heidi Macpherson, Ph.D., won the ATHENA International Award. Macpherson is the first female president of The College at Brockport.

The ATHENA International Award is given to women who make achievements in business, community service, and the professional advancement of women.

Julie Camardo, the owner and CEO of Zweigle’s, received the ATHENA Young Professional Award, which is given to women age 30 to 45, who excel in the business world and improve their community.

Butler/Till Media Services was presented with the ATHENA Organizational Award, which is given to a woman-owned or led business or organization that helps elevate other women and girls.

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