Athena Awards: A Brief History
The ATHENA Awards, founded in Lansing in 1982, celebrates the potential of all women as leaders of the community and recognizes those who support them. has since spread around the world. More than 6,000 awards have been presented in over 500 communities in the United States, Canada, China, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The Macomb Foundation has presented this award in Macomb County exclusively since 1999. This year's award ceremony will be held next Friday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cherry Creek Golf Banquet Center 52000 Cherry Creek Dr. Shelby Township 48316.