On January 2, 2018, Mayor Don Atkinson awarded Leroy Ryerson a Certificate of Recognition for outstanding contributions to the Village of Whitehouse for his dedication and involvement in Whitehouse Village Council from 1980 – 1989, Board of Zoning Appeals from 2005 – Present, Spencer Township-Whitehouse JEDZ Board, Veterans Memorial Park, Destination Whitehouse, Inc., and Whitehouse American Legion Post 384.
Leroy and his wife, Joann, have been married for 60 years and have two children. Leroy has resided in Whitehouse for 86 years.
On behalf of Mayor Don Atkinson, three students from the Whitehouse Primary School and their art teacher, Heidi Nagy, were recognized at the January 16, 2018, Council meeting.
Recognition was given for their artistic talents in the design of the winter banners displayed on Providence Street and at the Finzel Road/Rt 64 roundabout. Pictured are Olivia Pagan, Taylor Wilson, Heidi Nagy, and Nora O’Shea. Each was given a small token of appreciation from the Mayor. Congratulations to these talented young artists and the Whitehouse Primary School staff!
At the February 6, 2018, Council meeting, Mayor Don Atkinson presented a Proclamation to Deputy Chief Todd Kitzler for his exemplary work on the Freezin’ for a Reason event held on January 13, 2018, to raise funds for the Veterans Memorial Park. This event has now officially been titled the Todd Kitzler Freezin’ for a Reason Event and will be held annually.