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 very 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 group, and the state as an entire.
Ketelsen has supplied jobs to the Mid-Ohio Valley along with her enterprise, in addition to served as a philanthropist, giving help to veterans and regulation enforcement, amongst others.
Ketelsen was shocked by the award, which was offered by a state official and signed by Governor Jim Justice.
A luncheon to honor Ketelsen shall be scheduled when the COVID-19 menace lessens, and Justice plans to be there to congratulate Ketelsen in particular person.
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