WOVEN honors Bruns and Marsh
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The Kingwood ABWA Express Network (WOVEN) recently selected Myra Bruns as the recipient of their Woman of Excellence award and Emily Marsh, owner of Northwest Dermacolor Center, as the recipient of the 2009 Woman of the Year award. Bruns has lived in the Houston area for more than 40 years, and worked for the Humble ISD Administration office for 26 years. She retired in 2003 and embarked on a new venture, selling Juice Plus+ products. Bruns also has been involved for more than 20 years as a member of the Humble Artesian Chapter of ABWA and is currently the VP of Finance for WOVEN. She is an active member of The Professional Connection, the Greater Humble Area Chamber and the East Montgomery Chamber, and is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Catholic Daughters of America. In addition, she was recently selected as “Networker of the Year 2009” by The Academy Awards for Networking contest sponsored by Carmen Wisenbaker of Penworth Publishing. Marsh has been an ABWA member for seven years. During that time she was the ABWA Greenspoint Delegate to the Houston Area Council and the Federation of Houston Professional Women. She also served on the Scholarship Committee for WOVEN. In addition, Marsh works with abuse shelters for women, The Star of Hope, Humble Area Assistance Ministries and The Missions outreach ministry. She has taught senior high Sunday school and belongs to her church choir, is president of United Methodist Women, belongs to three chamber of commerce organizations and is a military veteran. A luncheon, sponsored by The Houston Area Council of ABWA, was held for the Woman of the Year at the Junior League on Saturday June 6, 2009.