Manion was the operator of Landmarks Gallery and a long-time, enthusiastic member of the Milwaukee Press Club. She served the Club in numerous ways, including as co-chair of a number of City of Milwaukee Birthday Parties. Manion helped preserve and restore the club’s legacy. When the historic signature plaque collection needed cleanup, Landmarks Gallery handled that important project and others.
Breakfast Club Radio Show Host; Television Master of Ceremonies; Graduated from Marquette University, 1930; Milwaukee Sentinel Radio Editor, 1940-1941 [Note: On Permanent Loan to the Milwaukee Press Club.]
2015 Press Club Gridiron Headliner, Milwaukee philanthropist; Mellowes has overseen more than $13 million in charitable contributions made in recent years by the Charter Manufacturing Company Foundation. During her career, she has chaired seven nonprofit boards, including the United Way of Greater Milwaukee, Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Columbia St. Marys and the Medical College of Wisconsin.