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A Legacy of Inspirational Women

As I think about March being Women’s History Month, I think how blessed we are to live in a community with a legacy of so many inspiring women.

Catherine Evans Whitener was a young woman whose ideas and entrepreneurial spirit were the foundation for our local industry. Our United Way began when Mrs. M.E. Judd made a bet with Lamar Westcott. Lulu Westcott shared this piece of history with United Way in 1992.