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Women Making History: For Homemaking, Helen Bolt and For Professions, Linda Olson
Helen Bolt, Women Making History winner for Homemaking.
Helen Bolt, Women Making History winner for Homemaking.
Linda Olson, Women Making History winner for Professions
(Photos by JC Amberlyn)
Linda Olson, Women Making History winner for Professions
(Photos by JC Amberlyn)

Doug McMurdo
Miner Staff Reporter


Helen Bolt: Winner, Homemaking

Nominated by Betty Lou Reed of the local Beta Sigma Phi chapter, of which she's a member, Bolt spent much of her life making a loving home for her children and, later, their children, and she has donated countless hours working for the good of the community.

Twice elected president of Beta Sigma Phi, Bolt was the group's woman of the year twice and its Valentine's Queen on three occasions.

"These are all a great honor as they're voted on by all the members," wrote Reed.

Her understanding leadership, wrote Reed, has helped raise funds that were donated to different organizations such as Aid to Abused Persons, Sarah's House, Cornerstone Mission, Kingman Area Food Bank, Mohave County Library children's programs, and necessary items for homeless students and disadvantaged families.

Reed said Bolt decorates her home "inside and out" every holiday for everyone's enjoyment.

"I have personally known Helen for over 20 years and she is one of the sweetest, kindest, most caring people I've ever known," wrote Reed. "She's a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother."

Linda Olson: Winner, Professions

Caring for two sons who were sickly as infants inspired Olson to obtain her nursing degree. Already armed with an agriculture degree from the University of Arizona, Olson returned to school and upon graduation, she went to work at Kingman Regional Medical Center in the obstetrics and neonatal department.

She later became an instructor in neonatal resuscitation.

She teaches courses to doctors and nurses as well as CPR classes to police and firefighters in addition to the more than 40 hours she puts in each week at the hospital.

She also would obtain a certificate as a board certified lactation consultant and assists new mothers with breastfeeding care of their infants, wrote her nominator, Gerald Olson.

And she still uses her degree from Arizona as a volunteer 4-H leader.

Pediatrician A. Saeed Khan had this to say: "I tell her that she brings good luck whenever we are working together on a very sick baby," wrote Khan. "This good luck in bringing out a good outcome has a lot to do with her competence as a professional."

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Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, March 1, 2013
Article comment by: Nicole Hecker

Congratulation Linda!!! xoxoxoxo Love, Nikki

Posted: Friday, March 1, 2013
Article comment by: VIcky Hansen

Congratulations Linda Olson! You are a positive influence in our town and an inspiration to our community.



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