Mercy center for women celebrates women making history honorees


The Mercy Center for Women recently celebrated its “Dynamic Dozen” for 2022.

The 12 women were selected for the way they “have served the Erie community with love, grace and compassion,” according to the Mercy Center’s website. The honorees were recognized during an event on March 2 at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at Mercyhurst University in Erie.

The Women Making History honorees for 2022 are: Penny Blankenship Johnson, Mary Bula, Katrina Byrd, Elizabeth Edwards-Steen, Mary Kay Eisert Wlodarczyk, Susannah Weis Frigon, Amparito Hernandez, Marybelle Martin, Sister Michele Schroeck, Karen Seggi, Karen Tyler and Annette Wittmann.

Mercy Center for Women is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy that provides safe and supportive transitional housing, education, counseling and more for homeless women with or without children.

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