Polk County Democratic Party holds convention April 16

Published 11:00 am Monday, May 2, 2011

The Polk County Democratic Party held its annual County Convention on Saturday, April 16. The convention started off with a breakfast provided by the Democrat Women’s Club and fresh local sausage grilled up by Johnny Metcalf. Despite the dreary weather, there was an energetic turn-out and several new faces. Officers of the executive committee for 2011-2013 were named: Chairman – Blake Arledge; 1st vice chair – Margaret Johnson; 2nd vice chair – Franklin Smith; 3rd vice chair – Pat Doggett; secretary – Laura Peek and treasurer – Jack Shumway. The executive committee also presented the 2010 Service Awards to the following: Volunteer of the Year – Barbara Fox; Community Service Award – Chuck and Helen Trevathan; Lifetime Achievement Award – Henry Huntsinger and the Liston B. Ramsey Award was presented to Jean Shumway by the 11th District Democratic Party. Above, participants enjoy breakfast and comraderie at the convention. (photo submitted)

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