NEW?ULM - Michelle Gag, of the New Ulm Women of Today, was honored with the Key Woman Award at the Winter State Convention, held Jan. 26-28 in Minneapolis.
The Key Woman Award is the highest honor that can be received in The Minnesota Women of Today, and it can only be achieved by chapter and community members' nomination. This award is designed to recognize a member's commitment to her local chapter and community. It exemplifies dedication and belief in the Women of Today creed that emphasizes service to the community, personal growth and friendship.
Gag has been a member for 17 years. She has been a part of the Relay for Life team, helped with National Night Out, and many more projects throughout New Ulm. She is currently serving as secretary in the local chapter. Gag is also a daycare provider in New Ulm and is on the board for Friends of District 88. Gag is a former New Ulm Park and Recreation commission member and chair, District 88 Curriculum Advisory Committee member and Child Care Professionals of Brown County member. Michelle and her husband Steve Gag have four children, Jenny, Riley, Madeline and Joey.
The New Ulm chapter of the Minnesota Women of Today (www.mnwt.org) is a community service and leadership training organization.