These outstanding residents will be recognized at the Decatur Business Association meeting at the Marriott Courtyard.
Decatur's Hometown Heroes--some of the people who donate time and energy to improve the town--will be honored Tuesday night at the Decatur Business Association meeting. The meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel Conference Center at 130 Clairemont Ave. About a dozen Hometown Heroes are named yearly. They are people who donate their time and energy to make Decatur a great town. They are nominated by friends and neighbors. The program started in 1996 after the Summer Olympics. Look at the City of Decatur webpage for information about past hometown heroes.
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The city honored them for making Decatur a better place to live.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
A mail carrier, a lawyer and a school media specialist are among the 14 "Hometown Heroes" honored Tuesday night at the December Decatur Business Association meeting at Agnes Scott College. The winners are Alan Ashe, Marc Brennan, Roger Bryant, Jodi Dick, Daniel Flores, Walter Kellar, Lori Leland Kirk, Louis & Sandra Rice, Susan Riley, Mark Sanders, Melissa Stratton, Seegar Swanson and Kyle Williams. A press release from city hall described the Hometown Heroes program: Hometown Heroes are those volunteers who work, often behind the scenes, to make the City of Decatur a better place to live, work, and play. They are nominated by people in the community and are judged by professionals who work with volunteers on a regular basis and do not …