The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Features

April 12, 2013

Meet the 2013 YWCA Women of Achievement

(Continued)

Among her other duties, she serves as an ANCC Magnet appraiser, a Clinton Salvation Army Advisory Board member and as a lector and former youth leader at Prince of Peace Church in Freeport, Ill. Additionally, she is a member of the Iowa Nurses Association, the Iowa Organization of Nurse Leaders and the American Organization of Nurse Executives. She was recognized as one of Iowa’s Top 100 Nurses in 2010.

Amy and her husband Mike have three children Brandon, Allie and Michael.

PROFESSIONAL WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT – MARY WOLFE

Nominator Jennifer Graf shared, “Mary has placed our community on the map with her relentless passion for others. She exemplifies leadership with dignity all the while carrying a positive attitude and a bright smile.”

Wolfe, a native of Clinton, graduated from Mater Dei High School and went onto the University of Iowa to obtain her undergraduate and law degrees, returning to Clinton in 1992 to practice law with her father. Her practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, family law and consumer bankruptcy. She has been a member of the Clinton County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.

Wolfe was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2010 and re-elected in 2012. This session she was appointed ranking member of the Judiciary Committee and serves as a member of the Transportation and Public Safety committees. She has championed for the protection of women and children and advocates for those suffering with mental illness.

She is a member of the AAUW and the Chamber of Commerce and Footlight Friends, Clinton High School’s Drama Department Booster Club. Mary has a son, John, a senior at Clinton High.

RELIGIOUS WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT – REV. JENNIFER HENRY

She is a “shepherd” who is guided by Scripture, kind, compassionate and understanding without prejudice,” says nominators Francie Hill, LeAnne Larsen and Joyce Ollie.

An Iowa farm girl, Henry was born and raised in Nora Springs. She attended Wartburg College and graduated with an English Ed. degree and her future husband. Traveling at every opportunity, the couple taught in southern Texas and Iowa before spending a two-year stint in Qingdao, China. Upon returning from China the couple served as Missionaries in Residence in western Iowa. She enrolled at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, graduating in 1998. Jen has served ELCA congregations in Pella, Olin, Davenport and Clinton as well as started a congregation in Lisbon. She received her STM (Master of Sacred Theology) from Wartburg Seminary in 2004. Since March of 2006, “Pastor Jen” has served as senior pastor at Clinton’s Zion Lutheran Church. She is involved in numerous local organizations including IRAS, United Way, After Schools Mentoring Project and the Cancer Support Group. She also shares her leadership skills with a board at the seminary and by working with first call pastors in the Southeast Iowa Synod.

Text Only
Features
  • wd saturday tobias .jpg Stranger’s generosity stuns Ohio veteran

    Vietnam War veteran David A. Tobias was overwhelmed recently when a fellow customer at an OfficeMax store near Ashtabula, Ohio paid for a computer he was purchasing.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roosevelt Building mug Revitalizing Roosevelt: Plans will turn it into housing

    The Roosevelt building is being sold, checking off one of the Clinton Community School Board’s priorities for 2014.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Miss Clinton County 2014 Wiebers crowned 2014 Miss Clinton County

    For nearly all of her life, Taylor Wiebers has dreamed of winning the title of Miss Clinton County.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Meet Your Neighbor: JR Kuch takes the reins at Clinton High School

    Working as a high school helper during his senior year at North Scott High School, JohnRyan "JR" Kuch first stepped onto the path of teaching and administration.

    July 26, 2014

  • Evergreen job fair in the works

    The Clinton Regional Development Corp. and the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce are lining up companies to participate in a job fair exclusively for the soon-to-be displaced employees of Evergreen Packaging.

    July 26, 2014

  • Zeiser photo 85 years a nun By Brenden WestAssistant EditorCLINTON — There are things you outlive over a lifetime.Sister Bertha Zeiser, 103, grew up in a Clinton County town that no longer exists (formerly known as Browns); the house she was born in is now a cornfield somewhere

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • cleaning supplies Don't judge mothers with messy homes

    I was building shelves in my garage when a neighbor girl, one of my 4-year-old daughter's friends, approached me and said, "I just saw in your house. It's pretty dirty. Norah's mommy needs to clean more."

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Technology plays key part in battling police brutality (with VIDEO)

    Allegations of police brutality are nothing new -- as long as there has been law enforcement, citizens have registered claims that some officers cross the line. But in the last few years, the claims of excessive force are being corroborated with new technology from cell phone cameras, police dash-cams and surveillance videos. 

    July 24, 2014

  • Stewart McCaskill photo McCaskill settles into new role at shoe store CLINTON — An Oklahoma boy at heart, Stewart McCaskill is settling into Clinton and Brown’s Shoe Fit.The 35-year-old has worked with the Brown’s Shoe Fit company for seven years. His brother-in-law, who manages a Brown’s in Colorado, brought Stewart i

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Darth Vader is polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates

    On the other hand, with a net favorability of -8, Jar Jar is considerably more popular than the U.S. Congress, which currently enjoys a net favorability rating of -65.

    July 23, 2014

Clinton Herald Photos


Browse, buy and submit pictures with our photo site.

Facebook