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Nearly 300 people were in attendance at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester Monday as 30 women were honored as part of the inaugural Esteemed Women of Michigan luncheon benefitting the Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic.

Dana Burnstein, Chairman Emeritus of the clinic, said the goal of the clinic is to expand to five days a week in order to serve more people.

Gussie Hale, a patient who received free help, brought many in the crowd to tears when she expressed her gratitude to the clinic and doctors who helped her beat high blood pressure.

Among those honored were WWJ Newsradio 950’s Vickie Thomas. Other honorees included:

•Kym Worthy: Wayne County Prosecutor

•Nancy Schlichting: President and CEO of Henry Ford Health System

•Lila Lazarus: Award Winning Journalist

•Carolyn Clifford: Channel 7 Reporter

•Doris Biscoe: News Reporter

•Stephanie Hunt: Mrs. Michigan America

•Catherine McGhee: Miss Michigan America

•Eleanor Josaitis: Focus Hope

•Dr. Nathima Atchoo: Doctor and Chaldean Humanitarian of 2009

•Karen Love: VP Public Relations Detroit Rescue Mission

•Beckie Francis Russi: Oakland University Womens Basketball Coach

•Senator Gilda Jacobs: State Senate

•Lisa Brown: State Representative

•Judge Julie Nicholson: 52/3 District Court Judge

•Judi Brown Clark: Olympic Medalist, Director of MSU Multicultural Affairs and Inclusion

•Judge Lisa Asadoorian: 52/3 District Court

•Dr. Katherine Pitus: Medical Director Burnstein Community Health Clinic

•Kathleen White: Rochester Philanthropist

•Honorable Maura Corrigan: Supreme Court Justice

•Felecia Henderson: The Detroit News

•Danialle Karmanos: Founder of Work It Out

•Juliette Okotie-Eboh: Senior VP Public Affairs, MGM Grand Detroit

•Nancy Rae: Senior VP Human Resources, Chrysler Group

•Ruth Stephens-Collins: Crittenton Hospital Foundation

•Kimberly Dawn Wisdom: Michigan Surgeon General

•Pat Botkin: Managing Director Private Bank

•Peg Hamilton: Executive Director, Community Foundation of Greater Rochester

•Alethia Carr: Director MI Dept. of Community Health

•Alma Wheeler Smith: House of Representatives

Organizers of the event said they wanted to “recognize women of Michigan who have excelled in their profession, risen above unacceptable circumstances, found a way to help others or have become a beacon of hope for our younger generation.”

The clinic was first set up in 1997 by Dr. Gary Burnstein who cared for patients at Grace Centers for Hope. With the help of doctors and nurses, the clinic provides free health care to people who need it.

More at http://garyburnsteinclinic.org/

 

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September 27, 2010 Royal Park Hotel Rochester, MI

VIP reception begins at 10:30, Luncheon begins at 11:30

We are hosting our First Annual Esteemed Women of Michigan luncheon on 27 September to recognize women of Michigan who have excelled in their profession, risen above unacceptable circumstances, found a way to help others or have become a beacon of hope for our younger generation.

As we recognize these women, we will also recognize high school ladies who have participated in the clinic’s essay contest where the top essayist will receive a $500 award

Master of Ceremonies Diana Lewis from Channel 7

Since July 4th, 1977 when she signed on as co-anchor of “Action News at 5:30,” Detroiters have trusted Diana Lewis to guide them through stories large and small, good and bad. Now, three decades later, Diana continues to be one of the most recognized and respected faces in local television as anchor of “Action News” at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Click here for more information on Diana Lewis

Additional Honorees Include:

•Kym Worthy: Wayne County Prosecutor

•Nancy Schlichting: President and CEO of Henry Ford Health System

•Lila Lazarus: Award Winning Journalist

•Carolyn Clifford: Channel 7 Reporter

•Doris Biscoe: News Reporter

•Stephanie Hunt: Mrs. Michigan America

•Catherine McGhee: Miss Michigan America

•Eleanor Josaitis: Focus Hope

•Dr. Nathima Atchoo: Doctor and Chaldean Humanitarian of 2009

•Karen Love: VP Public Relations Detroit Rescue Mission

•Beckie Francis Russi: Oakland University Womens Basketball Coach

•Senator Gilda Jacobs: State Senate

•Lisa Brown: State Representative

•Judge Julie Nicholson: 52/3 District Court Judge

•Judi Brown Clark: Olympic Medalist, Director of MSU Multicultural Affairs and Inclusion

•Judge Lisa Asadoorian: 52/3 District Court

•Dr. Katherine Pitus: Medical Director Burnstein Community Health Clinic

•Kathleen White: Rochester Philanthropist

•Honorable Maura Corrigan: Supreme Court Justice

•Felecia Henderson: The Detroit News

•Danialle Karmanos: Founder of Work It Out

•Juliette Okotie-Eboh: Senior VP Public Affairs, MGM Grand Detroit

•Nancy Rae: Senior VP Human Resources, Chrysler Group

•Ruth Stephens-Collins: Crittenton Hospital Foundation

•Vickie Thomas: WWJ Radio Personality

•Kimberly Dawn Wisdom: Michigan Surgeon General

•Pat Botkin: Managing Director Private Bank

•Peg Hamilton: Executive Director, Community Foundation of Greater Rochester•Alethia Carr: Director MI Dept. of Community Health

•Alma Wheeler Smith: House of Representatives

Organizers of the event said they wanted to “recognize women of Michigan who have excelled in their profession, risen above unacceptable circumstances, found a way to help others or have become a beacon of hope for our younger generation.”

The clinic was first set up in 1997 by Dr. Gary Burnstein who cared for patients at Grace Centers for Hope.  With the help of doctors and nurses, the clinic provides free health care to people who need it. 

More at http://garyburnsteinclinic.org/

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