Stacia Morfin, Local Business Owner, Receives 2021 YWCA Inspiring Woman Award – Lewis-Clark Valley Community

YMCA – Lewiston / Clarkston

LEWISTON – Stacia Morfin, CEO of Nez Perce Tourism and owner of the Traditions gift shop, received an award on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, naming her the YWCA Lewiston-Clarkston Inspirational Woman of 2021.

In November 2021, Morfin spoke at the YWCA’s annual Inspiring Women event about her experience growing up with domestic violence. Morfin was interviewed by Amanda Wilhelm, Director of Community Engagement, YWCA Lewiston-Clarkston. The Inspiring women segment aired live on zoom on November 5, 2021.

“There are many reasons to find inspiration in Stacia,” Wilhelm said, “she’s been through many forms of trauma that break people, but she’s navigated through those dark spots to come out bright.” Wilhelm went on to say, “She’s an example to all of us, what overcoming obstacles is really like, and I don’t think she’s done yet, we’ll see more of her and she will continue to be with us. amaze.”

The relevance of the event capped Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October and kicked off Native American Heritage Month in November. Morfin is a member of the Nez Percé tribe. This was the YWCA’s 3rd Inspiring Women event.


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