Jack Dalton Award

Jack Dalton Community Service Award

Nominations for the 22nd annual "Jack Dalton Community Service Award" are being accepted through December 30, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. The award will go to the Henry County resident who best demonstrates the exemplary community service that marked Dalton's years of public service. Dalton served as a member of the Henry County Board of Supervisors for more than 24 years, and was serving as the Board Chairman at the time of his death on May 24, 2000.

Nominations are due by December 30, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. The award's recipient will be recognized at the Board of Supervisors' meeting in January.

Nominations should be based on the candidates' personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping promote the quality of life in Henry County. Nominees must have primarily performed the service for which they are being nominated within the calendar year 2022.

All 2022 nominations must be submitted online or using the nomination form below and must be received in the County Administrator's Office by 12:00 p.m. on December 30, 2022.

Submit a nominee online    or      download the form for printing

Questions about the "Jack Dalton Community Service" award can be directed to the members of the Board of Supervisors or to the County Administrator's Office by calling (276) 634-4601.

Previous Award Recipients

2021 - Charlie "Junior" Lynch, Jr. 

2020 - Frontline Healthcare Workers
2019 - Dr. Joseph DeVault
2018 - James L. Franklin, Jr. 
2017 - John Thomas "Smokey" Pegram
2016 - Bob Norris
2015 - Paul Kennedy
2014 - J. Smith Chaney, Jr.
2013 - Barry L. Nelson
2012 - Beatrice Bullard
2011 - Claude Cobler
2010 - Pat Ross
2009 - Mary Jordan
2008 - Nancy Bradshaw
2007 - Thurman Echols
2006 - Bob Petty
2005 - Charlie Bradshaw
2004 - Mary McGee
2003 - Clay Campbell
2002 - Bill Adkins
2001 - Dr. Calvin Rains