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Lonaconing Business Owner Receives Helping People Award

July 22nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Comptroller Peter Franchot Wedneday virtually presented the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award to recipients in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties. Mindy Wilkinson, owner of She's So Pretty dress shop in Lonaconing received the award for Allegany County. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mindy made every effort to help the community, turning her dress shop in to a PPE production zone, making thousands of masks and isolation gowns to keep those on the front lines safe from the deadly virus.  Franchot said the final round of 2020 honorees showcase the best and the brightest spirits of their communities- and each embodies the commitment of the late Governor William Donald Schaefer…