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Herald-Dispatch celebrates top citizens

Herald-Dispatch photo by Anthony Davis Ed Dawson, left, editor and publisher of the Herald-Dispatch, poses for a picture with winner of the Lowell Cade Sportsperson of the Year Award, Tammie Silva, right, during the Herald-Dispatch’s 2015 Citizen Awards on Sunday May 1, 2016, at the Huntington Museum of Art’s Grace Rardin Doherty Auditorium.

Herald-Dispatch photo by Anthony Davis
Ed Dawson, left, editor and publisher of the Herald-Dispatch, poses for a picture with winner of the Lowell Cade Sportsperson of the Year Award, Tammie Silva, right, during the Herald-Dispatch’s 2015 Citizen Awards on Sunday May 1, 2016, at the Huntington Museum of Art’s Grace Rardin Doherty Auditorium.

HUNTIINGTON, W.Va. — At The Herald-Dispatch’s Citizen Awards presentation at the Huntington Museum of Art Sunday, some recipients were speechless, while others had plenty to say.

Each year, The Herald-Dispatch’s calls for the community to nominate citizens for their efforts in citizenship and volunteer work and accomplishments in business, athletics and the arts. The nominations are reviewed by a panel of Herald-Dispatch staff that makes the final selections.

Throughout the past month, winners have been announced in front-page profiles in the newspaper after being interviewed for what they believed to be an everyday story.

Sunday’s event recognized the individuals for their efforts.

David Glick, Citizen of the Year

Glick, a long-time baseball coach and Citizen of the Year, did not shy from the spotlight after 50 years of service to the Little League community.

“I’d like to say I’m really at loss for words,” he said. “But anyone that knows me knows that’s not true…

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