BOWLING GREEN, OHIO, September 28, 2017 – Twelve Wood County residents are scheduled for recognition by the Wood County Commissioners on October 22, as they present the annual Spirit of Wood County Awards at 2 p.m. in the Alvin L. Perkins Atrium, at the Wood County Courthouse Complex.
The 2017 award recipients include Bowling Green residents Barbara Rothrock, Industrial/Economic Development; Reverends Mary Jane and Gary Saunders, Religion and Liberty; Dan Van Voris, Liberty Through Law/Human Freedom; Tim Brown, Self-Government; and Gwen Andrix and Amy Holland, Lyle R. Fletcher Good Citizenship. Mary Kuhlman of Pemberville is the recipient of the Education for Civic Responsibility Award. Also being recognized for Agricultural Leadership are the Leadership BG Ag Day Organizers, Gordon and Cathy Wenig, Paul Herringshaw, and Leslie Riker.
The Spirit of Wood County Awards, are awarded to citizens of Wood County who show outstanding qualities in bettering Wood County as a whole. The County Commissioners have been honoring outstanding citizens since 1987. Nominations are accepted throughout the year. For more information regarding the awards, visit the county’s website at www.co.wood.oh.us.