This years Service Above Self Award Dinner will be taking place on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 and will feature the presentation of the Frederik Meijer Service Above Self Award.
This award is given in recognition of Frederik Meijer, whose humanitarian acts of selfless service made an enduring difference in the lives of others. The dinner will be held at the St. Nicholas Cultural Center, 2250 E Paris Ave SE, Grand Rapids Mi 49546. Doors will open at 6:00pm.
The 2018 Frederik Meijer Service Above Self Award Winner is Shelley Irwin.
Shelley Irwin is the host and producer for The WGVU Morning Show, a newsmagazine talk-how format on the local NPR affiliate Monday through Friday. She also hosts several public affairs program on the TV side, including Family Health Matters and Kalamazoo Lively Arts.
Shelley is award winning in her field, including five consecutives Gracie Allen Awards and recently awarded the 2016 Athena Award.
She serves on several community boards, has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan twice by Gemini Publications and has represented the US in the Long Distance Triathlon and Duathlon World Championships.