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Long-Time YWCA Employee, Named Executive Director


La Crosse, WI (WXOW) – The YWCA of the Coulee Region has a new Executive Director, Ruthann Schultz.

Schultz began her YWCA career in 2000 after serving as the YWCA's Program Director and as the YWCA's CASA for Kids Program Director.

"Ruthann brings valuable perspective and experience to the leadership role of our YWCA, after having increased the capacities and impact of YWCA programming in our community during her tenure," said Heidi Eglash, Board Chair. "Her demonstrated leadership skills are based in her great ability to build relationships and empower others, for the good of not only our organization, but our entire community." added Eglash.

Ruthann's first public event as Executive Director will be the YWCA's signature fundraising event Circle of Friends, to be held on April 22, 2014 at the La Crosse Radisson Hotel.

The YWCA of the Coulee Region is a non-profit organization that empowers women to reach for their full potential and creates an inclusive community for all based on equality, respect and dignity.

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