Olsons Named Citizens of the Year

Since 1972, the Mount Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce has presented the Citizen of the Year award to a nominee living and/or working in the Mount Pleasant area who has made a significant impact on the community. This year the Chamber Board of Directors selected Tim and Sally Olson for this honor. Mount Pleasant Chamber Alliance Executive Vice President Rachel Lindeen made the announcement at the Chamber’s Annual Banquet held Thursday evening.T.T.T., PEO, Kiwanis, Old Threshers, Festival of Lights and more. Lindeen also announced that the Chamber selected Bob Griffith as its’ Volunteer of the Year.  Each year Chamber staff members select the individual who by their tireless effort and commitment has had a significant impact on the Chamber and the Community. And last but not least, Tom and Marilyn Young were named Ambassadors of the Year. This couple takes the job of Ambassador very seriously and always does so with a smile.  Not to mention they can always be counted on. Retiring Chamber Board directors Lori White, Jennifer Moutrie and David George were recognized and Board President Elect Alicia Yocum gave the Toast to the Future.