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Steve McEwen, Megan Newlove BG's Outstanding Citizens PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 08 February 2014 23:23
Steve McEwen surrounded by family members Saturday night. (Photos: J.D. Pooley/Sentinel-Tribune)
Two Bowling Green natives received Outstanding Citizens Awards at Saturday night's Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.
Steve McEwen, who left BG to attend college and work for General Motors and came back to lead a local company, raise a family of six children and lend a hand in countless community efforts, was the male recipient.
Megan Newlove, a Bowling Green State University trustee, an attorney and business owner, who is involved in numerous civic and professional groups, is the female recipient.
The outstanding citizen awards have been presented since 1957.
The Athena Award was presented to Evelyn Bachman. An attorney, she was honored as "a visionary and instigator of positive change and a creator of opportunity."
Evelyn Bachman
Michael Penrod
Megan Newlove
Michael Penrod, director of the Wood County District Public Library, received the Zeus Award.
Penrod was nominated for his leadership and "vision that includes the entire community, provides access and support to all, and celebratesthe successes of individuals as well as organizations."
Both awards celebrate the potential of all women as valued members of the community and recognizes those who support them.
The event was held in the Grand Ballroom of the BGSU Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 February 2014 09:17

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