Zucal to be Featured Speaker for Women's Success Series

Wendy Zucal will be the featured speaker for the April 10 Women’s Success Series event at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia. The event will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost to attend each session is $10, which includes a continental breakfast.

Zucal’s presentation will share her leadership philosophy, lessons learned and best practices, as well as her definition of success. Zucal is the executive director of the Dennison Depot Museum System which manages the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, Historic Schoenbrunn Village and the Uhrichsville Clay Museum. She also oversees Polar Express Train Rides and the new Lucille's Restaurant inside the Depot.

Zucal serves on multiple boards in the county such as the Economic Development and Finance Alliance and the Community Improvement Corporation, where she is the first female president in the organization’s 50-year history. She is a graduate of Leadership Tuscarawas, Dale Carnegie and the Disney Institute. She earned a bachelor's degree at Marietta College and a master’s at Carnegie Mellon University.  Zucal and her husband John, a school principal and councilman, have three adult children.

Originating in November of 2012, the Women’s Success Series is designed to inspire women of all ages to succeed personally and professionally. Each year, the leadership series features three dynamic women who have enjoyed a measure of success in Tuscarawas County. The sessions also include networking opportunities and a book discussion.

The April 2015 book selection is Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, and is available at any Tuscarawas County Public Library.

The series premier sponsors are the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum and Kent State University at Tuscarawas in collaboration with Dominion East Ohio, Economic Development and Finance Alliance of Tuscarawas County and Tuscarawas County Public Library System. Planning committee members include Kelli Baker, administrative assistant, Economic Development and Finance Alliance of Tuscarawas County; Michelle McMorrow Ramsell, director of the Tuscarawas County Public Library System; Pam Patacca, public relations coordinator, Kent State Tuscarawas; Tracy Stevens, external affairs manager, Dominion East Ohio; and Wendy Zucal, director, Dennison Railroad Depot Museum.

Other organizations contributing to the Women’s Success Series are Beacon Point Rehabilitation Center, Connolly, Hillyer, Lindsay and Ong, Inc., First Federal Community Bank; First National Bank of Dennison, Lauren Manufacturing, Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, Trinity Hospital Twin City, Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce and Union Hospital.

For more information or to register, contact the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum at 740-922-6776 or email womenssuccessseries@dennisondepot.org. Registrations are still being accepting for the April 10 session.





POSTED: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:23 AM
Updated: Friday, April 10, 2015 04:45 PM