Citizens of the Year | Toast to Our Towns Gala

Toast to Our Towns

Toast to Our Towns

September 24, 2022

Citizens of the Year

Each year, Truman Heartland tasks area mayors with nominating a citizen from their city who lends their time, talents and position to promote the community. While areas of impact are varied, the honorees are united by a common goal, improving and enriching the communities in our area.

Keith Hannaman
Blue Springs - Nominated by Mayor Carson Ross

(Robert)Bob Headley
Grain Valley - Nominated by Mayor Mike Todd

Karen DeLuccie (posthumous)
Independence - Nominated by Mayor Rory Rowland

Jayme Dean
Lake Tapawingo - Nominated by Mayor John Sellars

Dr. Elaine Metcalf
Lee's Summit - Nominated by Mayor Bill Baird

The Fidler Family
Oak Grove - Nominated by Mayor Dana Webb

Dr. Allan Markley
Raytown - Nominated by Mayor Mike McDonough

Jeff Shawhan
Sugar Creek - Nominated by Mayor Mike Larson

The recipients of this prestigious community award were recognized during the 27th Annual Toast to Our Towns Gala, presented by Blue Ridge Bank and Trust Company, on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center and at a private reception sponsored by Centerpoint Medical Centerthat was held Friday, September 9, 2022.

View a List of Past Honorees



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