Lois' Humor Quote Featured in 2009 Woman's Advantage Calendar
Lois' humor quote was selected by Mary Cantando from hundreds and hundreds of submissions to be featured in the 2009 Woman's Advantage Calendar. Mary is a nationally-recognized expert on women business owners. The calendar will provide advice for women business owners from influential women leaders across the US and Canada. To order the 2009 Woman's Advantage Calendar go to: http://www.womansadvantage.biz/prod_cat.php
MBN 2007-2008 Woman of the Year - The MBN Woman of the Year Award recognizes women who excel by promoting professional excellence for women, being an outstanding personal or business leader, promoting participation in MBN and participating in community, civic or other charitable organizations.
MBN Outstanding Initiative Award (2006-2007) - Presented to Lois in recognition of the work she did to upgrade and expand the MBN Print Directory and for her role as Membership Director.
MBN Shining Star Award (2005-2006) - Presented to Lois in appreciation of her dedication to MBN as Membership Director and in recognition of the work she did to establish the Membership listings online and as publisher of the print directory.
MBN Most Personal Growth Award (2004-2005) - Presented to Lois in recognition of her achievements and contributions as Membership Director and Publisher of the MBN Print Directory.
MBN Flying High Award (2004) - The MBN Flying High Award honors and celebrates the extraordinary women who have made significant contributions to the Missoula Businesswomen's Network and society. Each has helped raise the standards and level of professionalism in business, while inspiring and mentoring future generations, laying the groundwork that encourages us all to strive for excellence.
Disability Advocacy Award (2007)
Presented by Montana Advocacy Program(MAP) / Montana Council on Developmental Disabilities / U of M Rural Institute
2008 International Speech Contest 2nd Place Area12/District78
2006 International Speech Contest 2nd Place Area12/District78 2nd Place District78/DivisionA
2005 Humorous Speech Contest 1st Place Area12/District78 2nd Place District78/DivisionA
Toastmasters CTM - Toastmasters International's Competent Communication manual contains 10 projects to be completed in order to earn your Competent Communicator award.
Dale Carnegie Effective Communications and Human Relations Course
Certificate of Achievement presented to Lois on January 31, 2006 - Twelve week training to master the capabilities demanded in today's tough business environment. Benefits: strengthen interpersonal relationships, manage stress and handle fast-changing workplace conditions. Skills developed: be better equipped to perform as a persuasive communicator, problem-solver and focused leader. Personal growth: develop a take-charge attitude initiated with confidence and enthusiasm.