Bill Smith named Citizen of the Year
AURELIA - The Aurelia Commercial Club held its annual Kickoff Dinner on Monday January 26th at the Aurelia Golf Club.
The President speaks -
Aurelia Commercial Club President Bob Forbes served as the emcee of the Jan. 26th Aurelia Commercial Club Kickoff Dinner at the Aurelia Golf Club. Photo by Dan Whitney.
Following a delicious meal, Commercial Club President Bob Forbes introduced Mark Buschkamp, director of the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, who was the featured speaker of the evening. Buschkamp presented a multi-media program on current and future technological trends in the marketplace, and asked small businessmen, "Are You Ready?"
CAEDC director Mark Buschkamp speaks at the Aurelia Commercial Club Kickoff Dinner. Photo by Dan Whitney
Commercial Club Vice President Dick Vogt then introduced the 2009 Aurelia Citizen of the Year, Bill Smith, and presented him with a certificate acknowledging his selection.
Citizen of the Year -
Bill Smith shows the plaque honoring him as the 2009 Aurelia Citizen of the Year.Photo by Dan Whitney.
Smith operates a construction company out of Aurelia, and has been active in community projects for several years.