At the “SWING INTO SPRING” (2022 IBC Barbara Lackritz Awards event) a delicious luncheon was served, awards were given, entertainment was enjoyed, and funds were raised! A thoroughly successful event.
“Swing Into Spring” March 26, 2022, IBC Luncheon! The IBC planning committee was pleased to see so many local members at the in-person IBC Spring Luncheon at Catering To You in Florissant on Saturday, March 26. Attendees celebrated our five Barbara Lackritz Honorees and were entertained by The Queens of Swing. (See a program)
New this year: Each branch supported a Barbara Lackritz Honoree! See pictures from the event.
WHO WAS BARBARA LACKRITZ, AND WHY IS THERE A SERVICE AWARD IN HER NAME? Read more….
The purpose of the IBC Barbara Lackritz AAUW Award is to recognize the branch member who:
- Upholds the mission to advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.
- Provides service to AAUW at any of the local, state, regional or national level(s).
- Provides leadership to AAUW at any of the local, state, regional or national level(s).
- Provides service and leadership in non-AAUW areas in the community, religious, professional, and/or political arenas.
Past Lackritz Awardees:
2003 – Barbara Lackritz, Creve Coeur, Kirkwood-Webster Groves, and Ballwin-Chesterfield
2004 – Shirley Breeze, Ferguson-Florissant, and Shirl Garhart, Creve Coeur
2005 – Jean Shull, Kirkwood-Webster Groves
2006 – Ella M. Bettinger, St. Louis and Kirkwood-Webster Groves
2007 – Carol Davis McDonald, St. Louis and Kirkwood-Webster Groves
2008 – Julia Triplett, Ballwin-Chesterfield
2009 – Barbara Barnett, St. Charles, and Lynne Roney, Kirkwood-Webster Groves
2010 – A. Patricia Shores, Ballwin-Chesterfield
2011 – Betty Takahashi, St. Charles Branch
2012 – Diane B. Ludwig, formerly of St. Louis Branch and currently a member of Columbia Branch
2013 – Barbara Butchart, Ballwin-Chesterfield Branch
2014 — Teri Brecht, St. Charles Branch
2015 – Debbie McWard, Creve Coeur, Ballwin-Chesterfield, and Kirkwood-Webster Groves Branches
2016 – Jan Scott, St. Louis Branch
2017 – Kay Meyer, St. Louis, Kirkwood-Webster Groves, and Ballwin-Chesterfield Branches
2018 – Karen Francis, Ballwin-Chesterfield Branch
2019 – Marsha Koch, Kirkwood-Webster Groves and Ballwin-Chesterfield Branches
2020 – Mary Jermak, Ballwin-Chesterfield Branch
2021 Canceled (COVID-19)
2022 Joyce Katz: Ballwin-Chesterfield
Caroline Herkstroetter: Ferguson-Florissant
Eugenia (Jeanne) Webdell: Kirkwood-Webster Groves
Pam Kulp: St. Charles
Sue Barley: St. Louis