HENRY COUNTY, VA – Nominations are now being accepted for the 23rd annual “Jack Dalton Community Service Award.”
The award will go to the Henry County resident who best demonstrates the exemplary community service that marked Dalton’s years of public service, according to a news release from the county.
Dalton served as a member of the board of supervisors for more than 24 years, and was serving as the board chairman at the time of his death in 2000.
All nominations must be received by Friday, December 29 at 12 p.m.
The recipient of the award will be recognized at the supervisors’ meeting in January.
The release states nominations should be based on the candidates’ personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping promote the quality of life in the county.
Nominees must have performed the service for which they are being nominated this year.
All nomination forms must be submitted online or downloaded and returned to the county administrator’s office.
Previous award winners are:
Dr. Calvin Rains
J. Smith Chaney, Jr.
John Thomas “Smokey” Pegram
James L. Franklin, Jr.
Dr. Joseph DeVault
Charlie "Junior" Lynch, Jr.
H. William Martin
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