Meet Mary Gasiewski, a Wyandotte Woman of the Year

Women of Wyandotte is honoring 10 women during a Feb. 18 gala at the Wyandotte Arts Center.

Ten Wyandotte women are being honored as a Woman of the Year by , a nonprofit group that aims to empower women to excel.

The honorees will be recognized during at the .

Each day leading up to the event, Wyandotte Patch will introduce you to one of the honorees. Event organizers opted to share only a small portion of each woman's story, saying they wanted to reveal the rest at their gala.

Today, we introduce you to Mary Gasiewski:

Mary Gasiewski is married to Anthony and the couple has two children, Slade and Archer. Mary is a volunteer for the and P.A.W.S. of Michigan. She has held a variety of positions with both organizations, including volunteer coordinator and adoption committee member. She also serves as a foster home, where she keeps adoptable animals in her own home until permanent homes can be found. Mary spent countless hours doing physical labor to ensure The PAWS Clinic opened on time last year.

Meet the Other Honorees:

John Hetzler February 13, 2012 at 09:33 PM
Please keep the comments civil and let's try to treat each other in a neighborly manner.
Stephanie Featherstone February 13, 2012 at 11:21 PM
Thank you Mary for all you have done and all you will do in the future!
paul cade February 13, 2012 at 11:51 PM
and congrats mary
Erin McGill Beard February 14, 2012 at 12:22 AM
Mary is a great person, to people and to animals. I have never seen her once turn her back on a friend in need, and she would give you the last cent she had if you needed it.
Verne Marie Felty February 22, 2012 at 07:55 PM
Mary- I haven't known you for a long time but I have had the pleasure of working side by side at the PAWS in the Park as well at our group functions and you are such a hard working, devoted individual. I am proud that you received this honor and you are fully deserving! Verne


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