Woman of the Year announced

Anne McMeeking-Walsh is a certified early childhood educator in Vernon

Anne McMeeking Walsh was named Woman of the Year Thursday by Vernon Women In Business.

Anne McMeeking Walsh was named Woman of the Year Thursday by Vernon Women In Business.

Vernon Women In Business has selected Anne McMeeking-Walsh as the 2015 Woman of the Year.

The announcement was made Thursday at the Prestige Hotel.

“It was an honour just to have even been considered for this award,” said McMeeking-Walsh.

She is a certified early childhood educator, Parent-Child Mother Goose facilitator and is trained in Kindermusik. She facilitates the Strong Start program at Okanagan Landing Elementary School, which promotes early literacy for children up to age five and helps prepare them for learning in a classroom setting. She also works at Ya Ya’s Play Centre and the Family Resource Centre Society for the North Okanagan.

Look for more in Sunday’s Morning Star.