Congratulations to West Virginia’s Exceptional Lady for 2021 Winner Pamela Woodman-Kaehler!
This 12 months’s recipient is Pamela Kaehler, of Morgantown. Kaehler spent 26 years in healthcare management, earlier than going again to highschool and turning into a baby protecting companies employee. She and her husband have been very energetic in foster care, adopting eight of the youngsters they’ve fostered. Read More…
Meet the Finalists
After shedding her brother Jim to Pancreatic most cancers in 2007, Annette turned a Group Advocate for the Pancreatic Most cancers Motion Community (PanCan) in West Virginia. All the time sporting one thing purple, Annette works each day to unfold consciousness and advocate for individuals who undergo. She has labored to go laws to chop down on most cancers and has additionally labored with the American Coronary heart Affiliation, along with her full-time job. Read More…
Pennie is captivated with giving again to her neighborhood, and has been concerned in many years of giving again, together with blood drives, meals drives, Meals on Wheels, Again Pack Program for varsity lunches, Hurricane Katrina restoration, studying to grade faculty lecture rooms, volunteering with the marching band, and extra. Pennie can also be a kidney donor, and he or she credit her religion in God as the rationale for all of the work she has achieved. Read More…
Pamela serves as West Virginia’s Foster Care Ombudsman. She has labored to go laws and lobbied for payments to assist enhance the foster care system within the Mountain State. Previous to her appointment she labored as a social employee and left her profession of 16 years to pursue a graduate diploma in social work at WVU. Pamela and her husband Joe have fostered 10 kids and adopted 8. Read More…
Mary Jo Thomas
Mary Jo is a breast most cancers survivor and has served on the FSU Alumni Affiliation, Marion County Chamber of Commerce, Higher Federation of Lady’s golf equipment on the state, native and nationwide stage, and is board president for Marion County BOE. Read More…
WBOY desires to acknowledge the nice contributions girls have made to our nation and native communities. Exceptional Ladies is a part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the affect that ladies have had on public coverage, social progress and the standard of life.
All through Ladies’s Historical past Month, WBOY will spotlight 4 native girls who encourage, lead and forge the best way for different girls. It’s not nearly in the future or one month — it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.
One lady will likely be named North Central West Virginia’s Lady of the 12 months and win a $1,000 donation to her charity of alternative! From the greater than 100 native winners, one lady will likely be chosen and named Nexstar Media Group’s Lady of the 12 months!