Ellis awarded among women of exellence

A community leader – Glorene Ellis

One year after being honoured as Stettler female citizen of the year, Glorene Ellis was among the recipients of the 2010 Women of Excellence Awards, presented by Red Deer and District Community Foundation on Nov. 8.

She was one of five recipients of the Community Building Award by ATCO Gas.

“I thank many people and volunteers who are creating beside me,” said Ellis, who was nominated by Stettler Regional Board of Trade and Community Development.

“Sometimes I’m lucky to get all the credit for it, but it certainly isn’t a one-person show.”

“I have more than my dreams come true.”

For over 30 years, Ellis has served in various community groups such as Heartland Arts Troupe Society performing arts group, and children’s, youth and seniors’ programs.

“Glorene is an energetic lady who put her heart into everything she does,” says the profile of her nomination.

“For many years, she has been instrumental to bring the arts to Stettler. She has directed, produced and starred in several drama productions.

“Ellis has also promoted music in the community as pianist and director of community music including Stettler and District Music Festival, church music, concerts and other competitions.”

Ellis also has advanced skills as a carpenter, and they have been well put to use in many stage productions.

She is known to have volunteered her time with several organizations, ,including Moms and Tots in Stettler United Church.

Ellis was one of the first HelpLine coordinators in Stettler, helping to house many seniors.

In addition, she coached young athletes as they mastered their skills in softball and soccer.

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