Last chance to vote for Lemmond Award winner


First Posted: 4/23/2014

You can still vote for this year’s recipient of the Charles D. Lemmond Jr. Community Spirit Award. – but only until Wednesday, April 30.

The award, named after the former senator who passed away in 2012 to recognize a resident of the Back Mountain for his or her leadership and advancement of community spirit, was established by The Dallas Post in 2013. The first recipients were David and Judy Rimple, honored for their work with the Back Mountain Trail.

Readers of The Dallas Post can vote for the person they believe would be an appropriate recipient of this award. A ballot appears on page 4 of today’s paper.

The Charles D. Lemmond Jr. Community Spirit Award honors those who endeavor to improve the lives of Back Mountain residents through oustanding community service, public service or philanthropy and embody Senator Lemond’s commitment to doing the right thing, in the right way, for the right reason.

Sen. Lemmond died May 30, 2012, at the age of 83.

This winner of the 2014 Charles D. Lemmond Jr. Community Spirit Award will be announced in The Dallas Post on Sunday, May 11.

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