Cathie Zimmerman, former Crosstown Harmony Chorus member, obtained the level of Master Director while directing the Riverport Chapter in 2004. She has been a Sweet Adeline for 25 years, and has achieved a Top-10 International Quartet position (Contagious Quartet), as well as numerous regional quartet championships in both Region 3 and 22. Cathie has served as Regional Faculty in Region 22, and currently coaches both quartets and choruses, as well as college a capella groups.
Riverport's Jamie Ellingstad received her Certified Director certificate from Region 3 Team coordinater MJ Mortillaro at the Riverport Chorus Cabaret Show on October 25, 2015. Congratulations, Jamie!
Pictured Above: 2015 Spirit of Harmony Award Winner: Debi Batchelor, Midwest Crossroad & Melodeers Choruses (left) with Cindy Slowik, Region 3 Membership Coordinator
The Spirit of Harmony Award is given to one Region 3 member who is not part of the Regional Managment Team, but who has performed outstanding service at the regional level, is a great ambassador of Sweet Adelines International, and is a volunteer. The winner will be chosen annually by the Regional Management Team and is recognized each fall at Musical Mayhem. A picture and article about the recipient also apears in the next Harmony Happenings. Congratulations to our 2015 winner, Debi Batchelor of Midwest Crossroad & Melodeers Chorus.