Today, Spanning the Need presented the STN Inspirational Person of the Year 2022 award to WKBN Morning Anchor, Chelsea Spears. Chelsea was voted the recipient of Spanning the Need’s “2022 Inspirational Person of the Year” award in partnership with The Holly Ritchie Team this past December. The community had the opportunity to vote for one of the many great individuals up for this great award.
All those who were an Inspirational Person of the Week were automatically in the running for Person of the Year. Chelsea will receive $500 prize; $250 will be a cash prize, while the other half.. $250 will go to the American Heart Association on behalf of her.
Person of the Week was launched in 2021 to motivate our community to live a quality life. We feel that these recipients will “Inspire the Uninspired” in our community by way of volunteer work or their business. In addition providing random acts of kindness at home, on the job, in the classroom, the athletic field or in our neighboring communities.
The winner was announced live on our Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages. “It is important that we show recognition to those who give back to the community,” stated Holly Ritchie.