The year 2000 the “Citizen of the Year Award” for the Chamber of Commerce was changed to “Lifetime Achievement Award”  The below listing is the recipients of this prestigious award.

  • 2000 Paul D. Spitler
  • 2001 Joe J. Klabzuba
  • 2002 W.M. Morrison
  • 2003 Jo Sands
  • 2004 Lawrence & Lorraine Sykora
  • 2005 Cye Kahanek & Milo Foreman
  • 2006 Vincent Coffey
  • 2006 Harold Crawford
  • 2007 Don R. Feltman & James Jezek
  • 2008 Deborah Jean Morgan
  • 2009 James Hargrove
  • 2010 Reese Capron
  • 2010 Sam D. Smith
  • 2011 Maxine Kingsbury
  • 2011 Roger Pritchett
  • 2012 David Greer
  • 2013 Carol Himle
  • 2014 Roy Grissom
  • 2015 James P. Parks II
  • 2016 J.E. (Whitey) Sands
  • 2017 Kathy K. Eby
  • 2018 Maxine Dukes
  • 2019 Dan L. Sealock
  • 2020 Jerry Opela
  • 2021 Sam Grissom
  • 2022 Brother Tim Emmons
  • 2023 Randy McKee