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Toast to Our Towns

Toast to Our Towns

September 24, 2022

Citizens of the Year

Each year, Truman Heartland tasks area mayors with nominating a citizen from their city who lends their time, talents and position to promote the community. While areas of impact are varied, the honorees are united by a common goal, improving and enriching the communities in our area.

Cindy Miller and Dale Carter
Blue Springs - Nominated by Mayor Carson Ross

David Ward
Grain Valley - Nominated by Mayor Chuck Johnson

Karen Downey
Independence - Nominated by Mayor Eileen Weir

Tom Goddard
Lake Tapawingo - Nominated by Mayor John Sellars

Bob and Candy White
Lee's Summit - Nominated by Mayor Bill Baird

Maeghan Timothy
Oak Grove - Nominated by Mayor Dana Webb

Allan Thompson
Raytown - Nominated by Mayor Mike McDonough

Stan Sagehorn
Sugar Creek - Nominated by Mayor Mike Larson

Click here to read about the 2021 Citizens of the Year

The recipients of this award were recognized during the 26th Annual Toast to Our Towns Gala, presented by Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Company, on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center and at a private reception sponsored by Centerpoint Medical Center held on Friday, September 10, 2021.


View List of Past Honorees



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