Nominations are now being accepted for the 22nd 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. Dalton served as a member of the Henry County Board of Supervisors for more than 24 years and was serving as the board chairman at the time of his death on May 24, 2000. All nominations must be received by Friday, December 30 at 12 p.m.
The recipient of the award will be recognized at the Henry County Board of Supervisors’ meeting in January.
Nominations should be based on the candidates’ personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping promote the quality of life in Henry County. Nominees must have performed the service for which they are being nominated within the calendar year 2022.
All nomination forms must be submitted online or downloaded and returned to the County Administrator’s Office by 12 p.m. on Dec. 30, 2022. Forms can be found online at www.henrycountyva.gov/jack-dalton-award.
Previous award winners include Dr. Calvin Rains, Bill Adkins, Clay Campbell, Mary McGee, Charlie Bradshaw, Bob Petty, Thurman Echols, Nancy Bradshaw, Mary Jordan, Pat Ross, Claude Cobler, Beatrice Bullard, Barry Nelson, J. Smith Chaney, Jr., Paul Kennedy, Bob Norris, John Thomas “Smokey” Pegram, James L. Franklin, Jr., Dr. Joseph DeVault, Charlie “Junior” Lynch, Jr., and all of the local frontline healthcare workers in 2020.