• 2019 Coweta County Citizen of the Year
    Celebrating a commitment to a better Coweta.

    One of the highlights of the civic year in Coweta County is the announcement of the Citizen of the Year. Nominations for the 2019 Citizen of the Year are now being accepted, and the winner will be named when the Kiwanis Clubs of Coweta host the Citizen of the Year dinner on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at The Newnan Centre, located at 1515 Lower Fayetteville Road in Newnan.

    This award is designed to honor an individual with outstanding leadership and citizenship within our community, someone who has demonstrated exemplary vision, civic pride, and a strong commitment to a better Coweta.

  • The Citizen of the Year award annually recognizes an individual with the following characteristics:

    • The nominee should live in Coweta County, and his/her activities should be centered in Coweta County and the surrounding area.
    • Consideration will be given to those who demonstrate leadership and performance in multiple areas of community service over a period of years.
    • The nominee may be an individual from any walk of life, and there are no requirements or restrictions relating to gender, age, race, religion or ethnic background.

    A dinner buffet will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. prior to the announcement of the Citizen of the Year.  Sponsorships are $350 for a table of ten with preferred seating, and ticket prices are $300 for tables of ten, $30 for individual tickets. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning January 3 at Lindsey's Inc. Realtors, Toyota of Newnan, and the Newnan-Coweta Chamber.  January 17 is the deadline for reserving tickets.   For more information, contact Nancy Walden at 770.596.6428.

    To nominate someone for Coweta's 2019 Citizen of the Year, simply complete the application form by clicking the link below. 


    Nomination packets due to the Chamber no later than Friday,November 30, 2018.
    Citizen of the Year is sponsored by the local Kiwanis Clubs.

  • Dr. Kay Crosby, founder of the Coweta Samaritan clinic was named the 2018 Citizen of the Year. The Coweta Samaritan Clinic brings quality healthcare and compassionate support to the uninsured and medically underserved in Coweta. She currently serves the clinic as a volunteer physician, medical director and chairman of the board. She practiced internal medicine at PAPP Clinic from 1988-2008, had active medical staff privileges at our two community hospitals through 2008, and currently has ancillary medical staff privileges at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. She is also a member of Newnan Presbyterian Church, where she has served as Sunday school teacher for adults and youth, stewardship chairman, elder and outreach chair. She has participated in 10 mission trips to Mexico, administering health care to the local communities.

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  • The 2017 Citizen of the Year 
    Tamarkus Cook

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  • The 2016 Citizen of the Year
    Bob Coggin

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