Lisa Bessette

Lisa Bessette

Congratulations to today’s winner, Lisa Bessette, one of our Outstanding Women of 2022! 

Nominated by: Megan Gaudette

“Lisa is always willing to give the shirt off her back whether she has an extra to give or not and she often forgets to take care of herself because she is always wanting to make sure everyone around her has everything they need.” – Megan Gaudette

Lisa’s Outstanding Achievements Include: 

  • Working as a home visitor for Champlain Valley Head Start, partnering with families to help them be the best parents they can be, helping them navigate social services and anything else they may need. 
  • Working with End of Life Services in Addison County and is a part of Wellspring Singers, a local singing group that visits patients in hospice, singing for them and their families. 
  • Being a Deacon at Vergennes Congregational Church.

Stampede Walkathon & 5K Run

October 2 – Big Country 98.9 WOKO is proud to help the Three Day Stampede on a new event, a 5K run and walk on October 2nd in beautiful Bristol, Vermont! Although we all miss the annual three-day lawn sale, our Stampede friends are now working on NEW, FUN, ONE day events to raise funds…