Betty Hansen was presented with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chariton Area Chamber/Main Street’s annual meeting Friday night.
Chariton Area Chamber/Main Street Board President Brian Sims gave the introduction for Hansen and told why she received the award.
“The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a Chariton citizen who has performed outstanding service to Chariton and Lucas County throughout her lifetime. Betty has been instrumental in the development and service of nonprofits and foundations that continue to pay it forward. She has also been involved in farming and the development of a real estate business. Through the years, Betty has assisted numerous people in need to find affordable housing and helped them find jobs or has employed them. She has also mentored and assisted numerous people to develop and own their own business.
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