A guide to the Citizen Awards
This week, The Herald-Dispatch is announcing its annual Citizen Awards, which recognize citizenship, volunteer efforts and accomplishments in business, athletics and the arts. This year, there also are two special recognition awards that will be handed out. Here is the schedule for announcing the award winners:
ZACK BINKLEY AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE: Leo Fleckenstein, for his work as the driving force for establishing a dental clinic to serve uninsured people.
BUSINESS INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR: Jack Bazemore, president of JABO Supply Corp.
THE LOWELL CADE SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR: Dot Hicks, a longtime advocate for women’s sports at Marshall University.
SPECIAL COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD: David Graley, chief operating officer of the Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation.
THE HERALD-DISPATCH AWARD FOR THE ARTS: Katherine Cox, director of the education program at the Huntington Museum of Art.
SPECIAL COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD: To be announced Saturday.
THE HERALD-DISPATCH CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: To be announced Sunday.