Monday, July 1, 2013

New Hope mayor and Becker administrator receive honors from Minnesota Women in City Government


New Hope Mayor Kathy Hemken and Becker Assistant Administrator Kellie Neu were recognized on June 19 as the winners of the 2013 Minnesota Women in City Government (MWCG) Leadership Awards. The awards were given as part of the League’s 2013 Annual Conference and Marketplace in St. Paul.

Each year, nominations for the MWCG Leadership Awards are open to all women elected or appointed as Minnesota city officials. The award recipients are recognized for individual achievement in their cities as well as leadership and mentoring roles both inside and outside of their communities. MWCG officers presented Hemken and Neu with plaques recognizing their leadership.