The Metro Scene

WOA Honored at Reception

Cassandra Crosby — from the Women of Achievement Class of 2016 — poses next to her cover.
Family law attorney Judy Barganier receives her certificate of recognition from ALMetro360 editor Lynn Cox.

The heart of Alabama’s past and present Women of Achievement honorees were recognized during a reception at the Capital City Club on April 18th. Friends, family and well-wishers came out to congratulate and show their support for these accomplished women. ALMetro360┬áMagazine began recognizing women who positively impact our businesses, the arts and our community in 2016 first as River Region Living┬áMagazine.

Attending Women of Achievement received a certificate presented by ALMetro360‘s new Editor, Lynn Cox. In attendance from the class of 2019 were Lynn Carter, President and owner Southeast Cherokee Construction, Inc.; Jan Hill, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Jackson Hospital; Ashley Jernigan of JBD Hospitality LLC, Kyser Property Management & Central Restaurant; Clare Weil of The UPS Store; and Judy Barganier from the Law offices of Judy H. Barganier and Winston W. Edwards, P.C.

Lynn Carter of Southeast Cherokee Construction receives her certificate of recognition from ALMetro360 editor Lynn Cox.
Jan Hill of Jackson Hospital receives certificate from ALMetro360 Editor Lynn Cox.
Ashley Jernigan of Kyser Property Magement, Central Restaurant and JBD Hospitality attended with her own future Woman of Achievement — daughter Helena.

Also receiving certificates were Cassandra Crosby of CCI Premier ReDesign and Staging and Sieu Tang Wood of Tang’s Alterations — both from the inaugural Women Of Achievement issue of 2016.

Women of Achievement Sieu Tang Wood and Henrietta MacGuire are admired by Mrs. Wood’s husband, Bill Wood.

Other supporters and well-wishers of the Women of Achievement included ALMetro360‘s own Henrietta MacGuire and Helen Sevier — two trailblazing Women of Achievement in their own right. At 101 years young, former first First Lady of Costa Rica and founder of Montgomery Living Magazine (later renamed River Region Living Magazine and ultimately ALMetro360), Ms. MacGuire is in the office daily — when she is not traveling the world — and is a regular contributor to the magazine. As principle of ALMetro360 Helen Sevier — former owner and CEO of B.A.S.S., Inc which published Bassmaster Magazine, conducted the Bassmaster Tournament Series and BassMaster’s Classic and produced the Bassmaster TV Show — guides and mentors the entire team at ALMetro360.

Two trailblazing Women of Achievement and ALMetro360’s own Henrietta MacGuire and Helen Sevier.

Dr. Porcia Love from River Region Dermatology and Laser, herself formerly recognized as a Woman of Achievement, was also in attendance. Priscilla Monnier, daughter of former honoree Priscilla Crommelin Ball of Alabama River Region Ballet, was sent in her mother’s stead to show support for the ladies receiving recognition. These among many others were in attendance as tribute was paid to the Heart of Alabama’s Women of Achievement.

Women of Achievement from the inaugural 2016 issue Cassandra Crosby and Dr. Porcia Love.
Dr. Porcia Love, Jane Doe, Clare Weil and Cassandra Crosby.
Priscilla Monnier, daughter of Alabama River Region Ballet’s Priscilla Crommelin Ball with ALMetro360 Publisher Charlie Shamburger and Tracy Shamburger.
Brianna and Sarah attend from Bella.
ALMetro360 contributor, Becky Beall, attended with her husband.
Jan Hill enjoyed the support of colleagues from Jackson Hospital.
Family law attorney Judy Barganier flanked by well-wishers at the reception.
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