Jane Kaylor was recognized as Modern Woodmen's Hometown Hero.
The Modern Woodmen managing partner selects one person from candidates for each of his chapters with Modern Woodmen. On Monday night at Applebee's, he awarded Ms. Kaylor with the award and a $100 donation to the charity of her choice, which was Ronald McDonald house.
Ms. Kaylor is the president and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga, Inc., a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a “home away from home” for families of critically ill children and to support programs that address the health, education and well-being of children. She has held her present position as CEO of the Chattanooga RMHC Chapter for 25 years.
She is currently a member of the Global Advisory Council of Ronald McDonald House Charities, a member and a past-president of the Southeast Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals, a member of the Miracle Field of Chattanooga Board of Directors and a member of the Rotary Club of Chattanooga. She has previously served on the boards of Candlelighters Family Support Group, Make-A-Wish Foundation of East Tennessee, the Craniofacial Foundation of America, and the St. Catherine’s Night Shelter.