Exponent-Telegram Writer Victoria Cann to be Honored and Recognized by the PWA

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 09, 2017
In observance of National Italian Heritage Month for October, the Progressive Women's Association will honor ten women of Italian heritage during a noon luncheon on Friday, October 27. The event will take place at Uptown Event Center and will feature bank financier Marie Prezioso as keynote speaker.
Connect Clarksburg is pleased to present this introduction of one of this year's honorees.

Rosalyn Queen Alonso, PWA President, noted that the Women of Distinction Program recognizes Harrison County women who have made a difference in their communities. She described this highly-successful program as an expression of gratitude for their commitment and continued support to the Clarksburg community and Harrison County.
This program is a continuation of our mission - “A movement providing opportunities to empower women in their personal advancement that will enable them to impact their community,”  Mrs. Alonso said. 
This event is sponsored through the generous support of Davis Funeral Home. 

If you would like to attend, please contact Elinda Carson at the PWA at (304) 624-6881 by Monday, October 23 to make reservations. Tickets are $10 per person. Seating is limited but the event is open to the public.  Family members and friends of the honorees are welcome and invited to attend.  


The individial woman recognized this year in the Journalism category is Victoria Cann.


Victoria is a 2012 graduate of RCB High School and a 2015 graduate of Radford University in Virginia. Her degree is in Media Studies with a concentration in journalism.


She has written for The State Journal, Weston News, Bridgeport News, Fairmont News, NCWV Life Magazine, and has been with The Exponent Telegram since 2016. Victoria is passionate about reporting local news to her hometown and surrounding communities. 


Her parents are Larry and Joy Cann of Clarksburg.



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