Trio of women earn Iris Awards



Central Park: Three Clark County women are the 2013 winners of the Iris Award, given each year to celebrate the “lasting and far-reaching” contributions of women in Southwest Washington. Dianna Kretzschmar, Lisa Lowe and Jaynie Roberts will be honored during a March 7 awards ceremony at Clark College. The annual award is sponsored by the college, the Clark College Foundation and the Vancouver Business Journal. The awards are being held during International Women’s Week. Kretzschmar is a health services liaison at Fort Vancouver Convalescence Center. Lowe is a managing shareholder at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt’s Vancouver office. Roberts is the founder and artistic director of Vancouver’s Magenta Theater Company. The award ceremony will be hosted by KGW news anchor Laural Porter.