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Entries in Julie Main Woman Leadership Scholarship (14)


European Club award deadline is Sept. 5

With the IHRSA European Congress just around the corner - Oct. 17-20 - applications for the European Club Leadership Award are needed. The deadline for the award, given to the club leader who has done the most to advance their company and the industry through strong leadership and performance, is Sept. 6. The award will be given out during the event in Madrid, Spain.

IHRSA is also gathering applications for tthe Outstanding Community Service Award and the Julie Main Woman Leadership Scholarship. They will be recognized on the stage at the 2014 IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show in San Diego.

Read on for more on all IHRSA awards.



Julie Main Woman Leader Scholarship awarded to Radka Dopitova Willson

Radka Dopitova Willson, Fitness Specialist, World Bank Fitness Center awarded the Julie Main Woman Leader Scholarship at IHRSA 2013.

The Julie Main scholarship is named for a past president and board member for IHRSA. After being diagnosed with breast cancer she turned her adversity into something positive for her and others battling the disease by creating the Cancer Well-fit Program, which helps patients feel better about themselves and cope with cancer through exercise.

This year’s winner, Radka Dopitova Willson, knows all too well what Main was going through. She is a breast cancer survivor and has created many programs and training for survivors.

Congratulations to Radka for exemplifing what Julie Main stood for: courage, perseverance, excellence and professionalism with contributions to the industry and their community.


Award applications deadline is next week

At the IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show we recognize two individuals with a pair of awards. The Julie Main Woman Leader Scholarship goes to a woman who shows courage, perseverance, excellence, professionalism and contribution to the industry and community. The Outstanding Community Service Award is the other award, presented to the person who has outstanding community service programs. 

IHRSA is reminding everyone that the applications are due on Dec. 7. Click here to learn more about the awards, last year’s winners, and where to download the applications.


Give those who deserve it some recognition

As we all know, there are many in the industry who go the extra mile - and I am not talking on the treadmill or spinning bike.

Just like in any other walk of life a select group of people inherently do more than others in order to help those around them.

We at IHRSA like to recognize them. Two awards that are awarded at the Annual Convention & Trade Show are the Julie Main Woman Leader Scholarship and the Outstanding Community Service Award.

For more, and applications, click here.

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