The Eunice H. Harrington Award Of Leadership, Service & Advocacy honors the Legacy of the First President of the Women's Division of the Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. Eunice served from 1968-1972. During Eunice's term in office, the new organization we now know as United Methodist Women was created.
Eunice Harrington of York, Nebraska believed in the power of women to positively impact the world – locally, nationally and internationally. Eunice was a leader, philanthropist and activist who throughout her life sought out and worked for effective solutions to the problems and injustices of her time. This award was first given in 2009.
The Award is presented annually to a currently serving District Officer in the Great Plains Conference United Methodist Women who best exemplifies the leadership and work of Eunice Harrington.
Email or mail completed Nomination to Debra Hayes, 107 SW 16th St, Topeka, KS 66612-1303 by July 1st, 2022
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Eunice Harrington Biography (PDF)
Eunice Harrington Award Nomination Form (PDF)
For additional information contact Debra Hayes, 2022 Social Action Coordinator
Previous Recipients of the Eunice Harrington Award
|2009 Anna Haverty, Missouri River||2014 Cindy Nelson, Topeka||2018 Karen Harford, Great West||2023|
|2010 Deanna Holland, Blue River||2015 Johne K. Green, Topeka||2019 Donna Grigsby, Five Rivers||2024|
|2011 Joyce Solomon, Gateway||2016 Darlene Hall, Great West||2020 Jan Hauser, Blue River||2025|
|2012 Teresa Whitehead, Missouri River||2017 Kathy Mann, Gateway||
2021 Dorothy Miller, Five Rivers
and Cortney Klein, Gateway
|2013 Barb McIlnay, Prairie Rivers||2017 Sharon Berry, Prairie Rivers||2022|
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