The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that nominees are currently being sought for the prestigious First Citizen of Cherokee County Award. Sponsored by the Chamber, the 38th Annual First Citizen will be announced during the organization’s 42nd Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center, Cherokee County Administration Building, 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton. The distinct title of First Citizen of Cherokee County is bestowed upon a man or woman who has resided in the county for a minimum of five years and has shown significant meritorious service to his or her community through family, civic and/or religious involvement. A panel of out-of-town judges carefully reviews the accomplishments of each applicant and the winner is chosen based upon merit.
First Citizen Applications are available at the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, 3605 Marietta Highway, Canton, or via the web at www.CherokeeChamber.com. All applications must be submitted by 5 PM, Monday, December 10, 2012. For further details and/or an application, please contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400.