November 9, 2021
The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that nominees are currently being sought for the prestigious Cherokee County First Citizen Award. The separate title of First Citizen of Cherokee County is granted to a man or woman who has resided in the county for at least five years and has demonstrated significant meritorious service to their community through family commitment. , civic and / or religious. A panel of out of town judges carefully examine each candidate’s accomplishments, and the winner is chosen based on their merit. Sponsored by the House, the 47th Annual First Citizen will be announced at the organization’s annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 20, 2022 at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center located in the Cherokee County Administrative Building, 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton.
The 2022 recipient will join a prestigious list of Cherokee counties that includes former Canton physician Dr. Grady Coker, who was the initial recipient in 1971, as well as Jim Lindenmayer who was chosen as the 2021 first citizen. The First Citizen Program , which passed away in 1986, was reorganized in 1992 when Bill Wester, retired director of Georgia Power Area, was chosen as the 17th recipient.
First Citizen Applications are available at the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, 3605 Marietta Highway, Township, or through the web at CherokeeChamber.com. All requests must be submitted by noon on Monday, December 6, 2021. For more details, please contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400.
The mission of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, a certified Georgia Chamber of Commerce, is to promote business and community while growing the economy and improving the quality of life. For more information about the Chamber and its programs, visit CherokeeChamber.com.
This press release was produced by Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.