Posted: Apr 21, 2011 5:45 PM by Greg Boyce
Updated: Apr 21, 2011 5:50 PM
The 2011 ATHENA Award was presented today to Nancy Lewis, at the Women in Business Conference and ATHENA Luncheon.
Nancy Lewis is currently the President and CEO of Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center, and President of the Garden of the Gods Foundation. She worked for the Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Department for 28 years, ultimately serving as its Director from 1987 to 1994. In 1997, the city dedicated "Nancy Lewis Park" in her honor. Ms. Lewis has served the community with board and chair positions in numerous organizations, including The Chamber. She has been noted for her talent for identifying women with leadership potential and influencing, guiding and counseling them to accept increased responsibilities and visibility in the community.
About 550 people attended today's luncheon at the Broadmoor.