Tomaro's Bakery matriarch Janice Brunett recognized at PWA "Woman of Distinction"

By Local News | October 08, 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. 
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 the luncheon, 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 family and friends of the honorees are welcome and invited. 


The individial woman recognized in the Culinary Arts category is Janice Brunett.


The grandfather of Janice’s husband founded Tomaro’s Bakery in 1914. Janice has dedicated 47 years of work to the family business and has overseen operations since 1992.


She is proud that Tomaro’s supports various community and nonprofit group with donations of bread and pepperoni rolls. Janice and her late husband, Sam Brunett, have two children, Marisa Brunett  and John Brunett.


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