The Chesapeake Chapter has selected Delicado Janet Blount as our Rosebud for the year 2023. Janet is the daughter of the late Milton and Ophelia Blount of Virginia and North Carolina. She has three brothers Melvin, Sherrod and Milton Jr. and a baby sister Linda. Despite being a “small” family, Janet came from a loving family.
Janet was educated in the Norfolk Public School System graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. She completed her higher education degree at Norfolk State University obtaining a degree in Business Education. She was employed by the State Department for several years while living in Tunisia and Morocco.
She was blessed with four wonderful children Lisa Marie, Keith Anthony, Sean Alexander and Corey Lamar. All have successfully completed their educational endeavors and have become very loving, productive citizens and parents residing in New York City and Atlanta. Janet has 6 Grandchildren who are her joy and visit on a regular basis. Two of the Grandchildren are currently college.
Janet is a member of St. Pius Church in Norfolk, Va.
Janet has been a faithful member of the Chesapeake Delicados for 11 years. Currently she serves on the Executive Board as our Historian. She is always very willing to do whatever job is given to her. Recently she stepped up to assume the role of Chairperson for the Hospitality Committee when it became vacant. We can always count on Janet. In the past Delicado Janet volunteered to become the Recording Secretary when no one would accept the nomination and did an outstanding job in that office. Janet truly enjoys being a Delicado, her smile reflects the joy she illuminates the room with. For her contributions to the Chesapeake Chapter we salute Delicado Janet Blount as our Rosebud.