My mother, Jean J. Petties, serves as the Executive Director of the Birmingham Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.
has dedicated over 25 years of service in almost all aspects of the company including disaster relief, project share, military family support and blood services.
I have never seen her
turn down the opportunity to help someone else.
battles the weight of the world on a daily basis without ever letting the stress of the world come home with her
does requires a strong character with an immense amount of empathy, compassion and dedication to helping people who are at wits end in the midst of a natural disaster or the everyday tragedies of life.
My mom seeks ways to help people through everything she
She also works as an independent Arbonne consultant, selling a line of botanically based skin, body and wellness products.
Even though Arbonne
is a personal selling business she
says, "Even if I don't make the sale, the most important thing about selling Arbonne
is that I get the opportunity to educate people about the benefits of natural skincare products and improving their overall health in general."
It is because of her
selfless dedication to others and her
ability to uplift even the most dismal spirits that I chose to nominate her
is a prime example of integrity, honesty, resilience and self-respect and I admire her
for all that she
Evangelist Dorothy L. King
Jean J. Petties Humanitarian - Entrepreneur - Mothe