Mrs. Donna Peterson of Orange, received special recognition at the inaugural Better Business Bureau Women’s Conference in Beaumont on Thursday, Oct. 24. BBB director Jay Sheppard recognized her as founder of A-1 Peterson Plumbing 51 years ago in Orange County and for her groundbreaking success as one of the first licensed female plumbers in Texas. She also presented her with a corsage to honor her 84th birthday! 450 business women and political leaders from throughout Southeast Texas attended the conference and luncheon Thursday at the Civic Center in Beaumont.

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