Aldermen Recognize Individual - December 20th Meeting
Mayor Tommy Allegood introduced Andy Duncan, business owner of Acworth’s Chick-fil-A and presented a proclamation in honor of his recent accomplishment for receiving Acworth Citizen of the Year. Mr. Duncan advised that he was truly honored and that Acworth was officially home.
Mayor Tommy Allegood introduced Senator Lindsey Tippins and presented a proclamation in honor of his recent accomplishment for receiving West Cobb Citizen of the Year. Senator Tippins advised that good quality of life doesn’t happen because of two or three people, but with many working together throughout the year to make a community and county. Senator Tippins thanked the Mayor and Board for their support to the Cobb County School Board and further advised that it was his honor to serve.
Mayor Tommy Allegood introduced Council Member Bill Thrash and presented a proclamation in honor of his recent accomplishment for receiving Kennesaw Citizen of the Year. Council Member Thrash advised that he was honored and acknowledged the efforts of his community. Council Member Thrash further advised that keeping community was important and that there were no boundaries. Council Member Thrash also advised for the importance of taking care of the children.
Mayor Tommy Allegood, along with Lieutenant Endicott and members of the Acworth Police Department, acknowledged Corporal Luke Reynolds for his recent achievement in receiving the Life Saving Award, due to his life saving efforts with an incident that occurred on October 22, 2012 at the Quik Trip located on Cobb Parkway and Lake Acworth Drive that resulted in a 74 year old being resuscitated. Corporal Reynolds wife and children were also in attendance for the presentation. Corporal Reynolds has been received in the American Police Hall of Fame.
Mayor Tommy Allegood introduced Cobb County Superior Court Judge Robert D. Leonard II, who he had the opportunity to previously meet at a Safe Path Meeting with Chief Dennard. Mayor Allegood advised on the history of events for Judge Leonard’s appointment(s) by former Governor Sonny Purdue and later Governor Nathan Deal. Judge Leonard advised that he was appreciative of the invitation. Judge Leonard advised that the Acworth Police Department has a good reputation at the Court House. Judge Leonard advised that he planned to run in the 2014 General Election.