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Ambassador of the Week: Angela Woody

From April 22 through August 12, we will be recognizing each one of our Ambassadors on Fridays! Learn more about this highly visible public relations team and how they are responsible for engaging, encouraging, nurturing, and expanding relationships on behalf of The Chamber. 

Angela Woody is an Abilities Specialist for Goodwill Industries’ Self Enrichment Program. The program consists of helping individuals that have a documented disability learn life skills and/or assisting them to become gainfully employed in our community. The Self Enrichment Program also works with Newton-Conover High School students to learn life skills so they can accomplish goals for a happy and productive future. 

Throughout Angela’s career, she has also owned and operated her own Child Development Center. for 15 years.  Angela, an Avery County native, is married to a Retired Army Major and resides in Conover. She has also had the privilege of working with the United States Military as the FRG Leader for families of deployed soldiers. She helped create events for children and spouses to ensure they were leading happy healthy lives throughout deployments. 

Why did you apply to become an Ambassador? 
To make new connections and learn about new businesses. 
What are you looking forward to most about being an Ambassador?
Connections and new friendships
What is your favorite Chamber event?
First Friday Morning Brew
Tell us about a special connection you have made as a result of being a Chamber partner. 
So many, it’s hard to just pick one! 

Lightning Round! 
Favorite restaurant in Catawba County? Fresh Chef 
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Australia 
Favorite family tradition? Family dinners
Favorite thing to collect? Snow globes 
What is something unique we do not know about you? Worked in law enforcement for 9 years

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