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Jones recognized as Citizen of the Year

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    Photo by David Kapitan Citing his “outstanding volunteer contributions to the Wills Point community”, the Wills Point Chamber of Commerce recognized Bennie Jones as its Citizen of the Year.

The Wills Point Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Civic Awards Banquet March 27, recognizing the work put in by local individuals, groups and businesses that make a difference in the community.

This year’s banquet – themed as the “2018 Golden Globes” was headed up by David Cartwright and included awards presentations from the Wills Point chapter of the Rotary Club, the Wills Point chapter of the Pilot Club, and community awards including Business of the Year, Community Service Organization of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Citizen of the Year.

Award recipients included: Citizen of the Year, Bennie Jones, Ambassador of the Year: Bobbi Byford; Community Service Organization of the Year, Back to School Fair; Business of the Year, Young Ideas; Pilot Club Ambassador of the Year, Diane Brown; Pilot Club President’s Choice, Milano’s; Rotary Club Service Above Self Award, Pam Pearson; Rotary Club Rotarian of the Year Award, David Cartwright.