Luther Gulick Award – Awarded in March
Luther Gulick was a YMCA professional who conceptualized the Y Triangle (spirit, mind and body). He believed that the development of the whole person could best be achieved through proper training and development of spirit, mind and body. The Luther Gulick Award nominee should exhibit a balance of spirit, mind and body in their personal life and have a large impact in developing the whole person through their work at the YMCA.
The Geraldine DiRodio Award - Awarded in May
This award is presented in honor of Geraldine DiRodio, a former employee of the Two Rivers YMCA. The nominee should exemplify the following qualities exhibited by Geraldine:
Excellence Award – Awarded in July
This award is presented to a YMCA employee who is a leader in promoting Christian values for members and constituents through excellence in programs, services and facilities. Their dedication to the Y mission results in a great track record of quality and member/participant satisfaction in their area. Timeliness, dependability and responsibility are words that best describe this person.
Innovation Award – Awarded in September
This award is presented to a YMCA employee who is known for their “outside-the-box” thinking. They are always looking for new and exciting ways to better serve our members and program participants. This person must have offered at least one new innovation that enhanced Y programs and/or facilities within the last 12-months and was actively involved in its successful implementation.
Rising Star Award – Awarded in Novmeber
For a new employee of the Two Rivers YMCA (16 months or less) who has already made a measureable impact through his or her energy, attitude, and effort.
Y Guru Award – Awarded in January
This award goes to an experienced Two Rivers YMCA employee who is dependable, knowledgeable, and has expertise in many areas. This is the person you can go to for advice, help, and insight. They have a consistently positivie attitude and represent the Y’s core values in all they do.
The Kudos Krew
This fun group of people get to present the award to the employee during their shift. If you have an interest in being part of the Krew, please contact Leonna Ellis.
Past Award Winners
|Luther Gulick||Excellence||Innovation||Geraldine DiRodio|
|Ashley Fawks 2016||Angie Ramirez 2016||Wendy Bonilla 2016||Pat Mosely 2016|
|Amy Kramer 2015||Liz Kiely 2016||Maureen Dittmar 2015||Breanne Anderson 2015|
|Constance King 2014||School Age Dept 2016||Renee Poust 2015||Barbara Langley 2014|
|Lisa O'Neill 2013||Sheli Williams 2015||Chelsey Bowermaster 2014||Don Payton 2013|
|Jennifer Taylor 2012||Jessica Tucker 2015||Amy Johnson 2013||Sarah Helderman 2011|
|Rose Rivera 2011||Deanna Young 2014||Mike Wennekamp 2012||Lisa Doyle 2010|
|Lori McKenzie 2010||Caroline Gunneman 2013||Hal Earl 2009|
|Marcia Green 2009||Raelynn Medina 2013||Carroll Farrow 2008|
|June Riley 2007|
|Betty Herzfeldt 2006|
|Rising Star||Y Guru||Cecilia Bailey 2005|
|Richard Yerington 2016||Diana Krakovec 2017||Beth Franks 2004|
|Kelsey Smith 2016||Margaret Willet 2016||Marty Hines 2003|