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Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Citizen of the Year Award at Annual Banquet

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POSTED ON BEHALF OF THE NEOSHO AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Citizen of the Year Award at Annual Banquet

The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce announced the Citizen of the Year Award at their Annual Banquet Thursday, November 21st at The Civic. John Mills was recognized as this year’s recipient.

Raymond McClelland presented this year’s award.

John Mills graduated from Neosho High School and received his Associate Degree from Crowder College. John is a lifetime resident and business owner in Neosho. John worked from his youth and eventually President and Owner of Mills Park Centre Furniture & Appliance in downtown Neosho from 1957 to 2013.

Over the years, John has been involved in several civic organizations, advisory boards and committees to improve the quality of lives in our area.

John is the President of the Neosho Arts Council, instrumental in planning events such as the SweetArts Gala, ArtSquared Arts Festival, PhotoSquared Photography Class & Contest, Sidewalk Chalk Contest, Hermann Jaeger Wine Festival, and strengthening and enriching the community by growing appreciation and support to the arts.

In his retirement from the store, he is enjoying following his passion of art and has completed many painting on display at area art galleries.

The Citizen of the Year is chosen by the past five Chamber Board Presidents.

For more details, contact our Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce at (417) 451-1925 or info@neoshocc.com.

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