Nominations For Citizen Of The Year Open Through Nov. 30


Nominations for the 2019 Citizen of the Year are being accepted through Nov. 30.

The award is designed to honor an individual with outstanding leadership and citizenship within the community, someone who has demonstrated exemplary vision, civic pride, and a strong commitment to a better Coweta.

The Citizen of the Year award annually recognizes an individual with the following characteristics:

  • The nominee should live in Coweta County, and his/her activities should be centered in Coweta County and the surrounding area.
  • Consideration will be given to those who demonstrate leadership and performance in multiple areas of community service over a period of years.
  • The nominee may be an individual from any walk of life, and there are no requirements or restrictions relating to gender, age, race, religion or ethnic background.

The winner will be named at the annual Citizen of the Year dinner hosted by the Kiwanis Clubs of Coweta. The event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at The Newnan Centre, located at 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan.

Sponsorships are $350 for a table of ten with preferred seating and ticket prices are $300 for tables of ten, $30 for individual tickets. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning January 3 at Lindsey’s Inc. Realtors, Toyota of Newnan, and the Newnan-Coweta Chamber.  January 17 is the deadline for reserving tickets. For more information, contact Nancy Walden at 770.596.6428.

Applications can be downloaded at:

Photo: Pastor Tamarkus Cook, the 2017 Citizen of the Year, stands with Dr. Kay Crosby, founder of the Coweta Samaritan clinic, who is the 2018 Citizen of the Year.

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