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Meet Stephanie Lohmann

StephanieLohmannStephanie Lohmann has had a profound impact on southwest Virginia through her work as program manager with Blue Ridge Literacy which helps adults in our region strengthen their literacy skills. She is an accomplished author and a recipient of the Academy of American Poets’ Gertrude Claytor Poetry Prize in 2011.

Nominated by Jeff Hodges

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Meet Cinda Malouin

cindaCinda Malouin craves adventure. She carries the message of healthy living and sustainable agriculture to children and families in the city, making sure to incorporate an education component (the “Power of Produce”) and cultural activities (such as pet adoption days and a cookbook swap) each week. At home, she raises Dwarf Nigerian Goats, chickens (Silkies, Barred Rocks, Red Stars, and Americanas), guinea hens and cocks, including five recently-born baby keets. 

Nominated by Jenny Carter

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Meet Cindy Doyle

cindydoyleCindy Doyle has built a successful career as an artist and entrepreneur.  With a longstanding commitment to her community and a passion for revitalizing the downtown area, her restaurant “Stella, Bella and Lucy’s” has been both an idea and a dream. 

Nominated by Jenny Carter

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Meet Suzanne Gandy

suzanne gandySuzanne Gandy is the Development Director for the local Salvation Army. She is very high energy, enthusiastic, caring, and most of all FUN. Her responsibility list is long as are the hours she spends working to make it all happen. Her resources are few but she finds a way to maximize them. She encourages others to help and works with many corporations for donations and volunteers for all of the Salvation Army events.

Nominated by Connie Stanley

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Meet Gil Harrington

Gil HarringtonGil Harrington’s work on behalf of the victims of crimes and in support of the families of so many young women who have been kidnapped and/or murdered is inspirational (www.helpsavethenextgirl.com). Beyond that, Gil serves in Africa with the Orphan Mission Network International, supports her husband Dan in his work as one of the Deans of the wildly successful Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.  She reaches out in love and compassion to others with consistency and grace. 

Nominated by Bruce Bryan 

Join us each weekday during the month of October as we recognize extraordinary women in our area! Nominate someone you know by emailing us: bella@beckmediagroup.com.