The 38th annual community awards celebration will be held May 19 at the Fine Arts Center. The evening will begin with fellowship and heavy hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. with the ceremony, emceed by Ryran Traylor, beginning at 6:15 p.m.
Mayor Peter Banks will give the welcome which will be followed by a presentation from the board of the Boys & Girls Club of Barnesville which is seeking further financial support.
The Career Woman of the Year award, sponsored by the Rotary Club, will be presented by Linda Olivier. Traylor will then present the STAR Student and Teacher awwards on behalf of the Kiwanis Club.
Kathryn Knapp will present the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year awards and Douglas Matthews will bestow the Britton Cauthen Firefighter of the Year Award.
Traylor will present the final four awards of the evening. They are Volunteer of the Year, Businessperson of the Year, Healthcare Hero and Outstanding Citizen.
Tickers are $20 and available at the chamber office. For more information, call 770.358.5884.