The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women was pleased to honor the 2021 Woman of the Year and Tomorrow’s Woman during the Virtual Women’s History Symposium – Valiant Women of the Vote. Debra Faller was named Woman of the Year for her work with Sleep in Heavenly Peace. Her motto is: No child sleeps on the floor in our town. To date, Debra, assisted by volunteers, has built and delivered over 200 beds, complete with a new mattress and new linens to children in St. Mary’s County. Debra has been an active volunteer in a number of other community service organizations and activities. She has hosted a Little Free Library in her local neighborhood, served in St. Mary’s Caring Soup Kitchen, volunteered with Hospice of St. Mary’s, and participated as a Senior Rides Driver. Debra is a member of the Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International and a telephone tree chair for the Retiree’s Association of St. Mary’s County Public Schools. The St. Mary’s Optimist Club nominated Debra. Emily Litten was named Tomorrow’s Woman for her outstanding commitment to the Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad. Recently she completed her studies as an Emergency Medical Student, which entails […]
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