Athena celebrates 20 years

The ATHENA Award celebration celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The Award Celebration is a community gathering to celebrate and honor the 2014 ATHENA Award Recipient. The event is Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City.

Allison Beers and also Rachel Jarosz. previewed the event during 7&4 News Today. Both women are committee members for ATHENA and say the event not only promotes women in the community but also highlights the work they've done to benefit the northern Michigan community.

ATHENA International is a non-profit organization that seeks to support, develop and honor women leaders. The program inspires women to reach their full potential and strives to create balance in leadership worldwide.

To see the complete interview that aired during 7&4 New Today, click the video above.

For more information about this year's Athena Awards in Traverse City, click here.