PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) –
Thursday afternoon Mary Anne Ketelsen, the proprietor of Mister Bee Potato Chips, was honored by the state of West Virginia with the best honor a civilian can obtain, the Distinguished West Virginian Award.
The award goes to native born West Virginians who accomplish issues that carry distinction to themselves, their neighborhood, and the state as a complete.
Ketelsen has offered jobs to the Mid-Ohio Valley together with her enterprise, in addition to served as a philanthropist, giving support to veterans and legislation enforcement, amongst others.
Ketelsen was stunned by the award, which was offered by a state official and signed by Governor Jim Justice.
A luncheon to honor Ketelsen will likely be scheduled when the COVID-19 menace lessens, and Justice plans to be there to congratulate Ketelsen in particular person.
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