Community Health Professional Jo Anne Lucente McNemar to be Recognized for Work

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 15, 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 category of Community Health is Clarksburg resident Jo Anne Lucente McNemar.
Jo Anne was formally educated in psychology and community health education. She has successfully filled numerous roles throughout her career, including 30 years of dedication to behavioral health issues such as crisis intervention and drug prevention education.
Currently serving as coordinator for Partnerships for Success, Jo Ann continues to positively impact her community through substance abuse prevention.
Jo Ann is married to Clyde Thomas and has one daughter, Kelli Jo McNemar.

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