JOIN US FOR A 10-YEAR CELEBRATION OF WEST VIRGINIA WONDER WOMEN WITH THE INDUCTION OF OUR 2023 CLASS!
This is WV Living’s tenth annual unveiling of amazing women who are raising the bar in their communities, serving as beacons of light in their industries, and forcing change for the greater good. We celebrate these Appalachian mavens proving that in a time full of uncertainty, love for one another is all we really need. No need for bulletproof bracelets or a golden lasso of truth—these women are creating a better West Virginia with their can-do attitudes and Mountain State spirit.
Robin Hildebrand Hannigan
Founder, consultant, and brand ambassador of Blue Smoke Salsa
Robin Hildebrand Hannigan started Blue Smoke Salsa in 1993 in her Fayette County home with a focus on fresh and healthy ingredients. It soon became a state favorite and won many awards over the years. After making the difficult decision to step away from the company in 2015 when new owners began altering her recipes, Hildebrand put Blue Smoke Salsa behind her.
However, in 2022 Hildebrand was asked to return and help bring the company—now in the hands of New River Brands—back to the beginning. Now, with her recipes restored and new ones being developed, Hildebrand continues her tireless work of representing the best of West Virginia, showing what it means to stand behind what you believe in, and encouraging others to never give up on their dreams.
Location: Holiday Inn and Suites, Charleston West
Date: November 1, 2023 at 11 am
Wonder Women Luncheon – $35 provides admission to the in-person event. Lunch is included.
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