Zilla Way Award
The Zilla Way Award honors a local LWVABC member who has shown outstanding leadership in guiding our League. This award honors Zilla Way in recognition of her more than fifty years of participation in LWVABC as a mentor and an advisor.
Arlene Gillett - LWV ABC Board Secretary 2016-present, Voter Outreach to high school students, and forum moderator.
Katherine Lenaburg, Quad City Community Television operations manager, for taping our forums, producing public service announcements, and overall support of citizen engagement.
Kathy Aanerud - for advancing our League to the local media
Gretchen Sabel - for outstanding programs and getting things done
Kathie Whelchel - for welcoming new members and encouraging their involvement
Zilla Way - without Zilla there would be no Zilla Way award
Mary Jo Truchon - water and wisdom
Kay McCulley - for her steadfast support
Doris Gordon - willing worker over many years
Josephine Nunn - our wise and wonderful mentor
Millie Giddings - many decades of faithful membership and service
Sandra Shanley - lots to study, so much to say, and so many elections
Marj Perry - who represents us at Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues, studies housing and other questions important to LWVABC
Lois Ballinger - who conscientiously makes us a team to win the goal of good government
Geri Nelson - who brings order to her world and good times to learning
Betsy O'Berry - who followed the money and always knew the bottom line
Dorothy Bridges - a founding member who cared for her city, league, and community neighbors who needed help
Joan Molenaar - who energetically saves the day for LWVABC
Carol Bradley - who is ever polite and friendly to the public and public officials
Sandra Shanley - who keeps us connected with calls and e-mails and is a sounding board for new ideas
Jeorgette Knoll - a dedicated and organized mother, educator, and League member.