The West Virginia Immunization Network hosted its Ninth Annual Awards Dinner to recognize individuals and organizations throughout the state who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the health of West Virginians.
The event took place from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 28 from The Great Hall in the Culture Center on the State Capitol Complex in Charleston.
Award recipients were:
Dr. Letitia Tierney, commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health and State Health Officer presented opening remarks. Evelyn Brooks, who is the mother of a girl who died of Meningococcal Disease, and also a member of MOM's on Meningitis, a program of the National Meningitis Association, delivered the keynote address.