Tammy Bernier to Receive YWCA Women of Achievement Award in Business

Saginaw, MI – On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Tammy Bernier will receive the YWCA Women of Achievement Award in Business during the 2012 YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region Women of Achievement Awards Dinner and Ceremony at Horizons Conference Center in Saginaw.

Bernier, who is President and CEO of Duperon Corporation, a Saginaw manufacturing firm, will receive her award in the company of nine other women who are being honored in categories including Community Leadership, Education, Healthcare, and Entrepreneurship.

The YWCA, incorporated in December 1891, has spent the last 119 years providing valuable programs and services to the Great Lakes Bay region. Their mission is to promote the economic advancement of women in the Great Lakes Bay region through education, professional development, and support services. The YWCA Women of Achievement Awards “seek to honor women leaders who, through a lifetime of volunteer or professional activities, have made outstanding contributions to empower women or eliminate racism in their organizations or communities.”

“It is truly an honor to be among a group of women who are up to something. Those who know me know that I love nothing more than being with people who are about making a difference, who are seeking solutions. The YWCA is full of people making a difference and doing great things, and I am proud to be among them,” explained Bernier.

Duperon Corporation is the leader in preliminary liquids/solids separation technologies and provides technologies for coarse screening, fine screening, low flow screening, ultra screening, washing compacting, and conveying. Duperon technologies are designed and manufactured in Saginaw, Michigan.