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Mrs. Merle Naylor, 2019 Citizen of the Year

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Objective:

To recognize an individual who has demonstrated a high level of service through their professional, community and civic involvement in Gilmer County.

Criteria:

Generally considered as a well-rounded community leader both professionally and personally. The candidate has an extended period of continued service and community involvement endeavors that enhance the quality of life in the Gilmer County area. The candidate should have a consistent “track record” for accomplishments, rather than being honored for a single brief act of merit.

Guidelines:

  • Individual may not nominate self.
  • The Citizen of the Year does not have to be a member of the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce.
  • It is most important that the nominee should have contributed to a minimum of two different organizations, entities and/or programs.
  • The nominee must have lived in Gilmer County at least five years.

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Past & Current Citizen of the Year

2019-  Merle Naylor
2018- Steven Purvis
2017- Larry Davis
2016- Ralph Cox
2015 - Sam Burrell
2014 - Ben Kiker
2013 - Kent Sanford
2012 - James Holt
2011 - Alexander B. Rainey
2010 - Mitchell Morgan
2009 - Billy Bernhardt
2008 - Letchwich Watkins
2007 - Edmund Miller
2006 - Charlie Waters
2005 - Ben Arp
2004 - Farrell Starnes
2003 - Lou Harley
2002 - George & Annetta Bunch
2001 - Morris Parks
2000 - Wilbur Schneider, M.D.
1999 - Ruth Caudell
1998 - Homer Hefner
1997 - Avary Dimmock
1996 - Emma Lou Stover
1995 - Calvin Jackson
1994 - George Winn
1993 - Albert Harrison
1992 - Joe K. McCutchen
1991 - C Lloyd Smith
1990 - Butch Jones
1989 - Ruth Hamrick
1988 - Nannette M. West
1987 - Glen Marshall
1986 - Gene Jones

 

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