(Editorâ€™s note: This piece is one in a series of â€śFamiliar Faces Fridayâ€ť features to be written by Spirit reporter Destiny Pifer. The point of the project will be to highlight a member of the community who may be recognizable to many and tell his or her story. Todayâ€™s familiar face is Mary Ann Kernich.)
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” You may recognize Mary Ann Kernich from the Music in the Park events held every Thursday throughout the summer.
She is a recognizable face throughout town with her volunteer work in the community and through her church.
Born and raised in Punxsutawney, Kernich is a 1974 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.
Read more about Kernich and her accomplishments in Friday's edition of The Spirit.