This annual event, presented by Tuscaloosa Hyundai/Genesis of Tuscaloosa and sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, recognizes exceptional achievement.
This year's guest speaker is Trudy Cathy White, daughter of Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy and wife Jeannette. Trudy and her husband John are co-founders of Lifeshape, Inc. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by Glen Taylor and the Bluegrass Fiddlers, and the $30 ticket price includes dinner from Robertson's BBQ. Alabama State Secretary John Merrill will serve as Emcee.
The deadline to register to attend is Thursday, Sept. 28. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, and the presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, click here.
Last Year’s Northport Citizen of the Year
Ashley Gill, owner and operator of Chick-fil-A Northport, was named Northport Citizen of the Year in 2016. Others honored last year included Joe Hardy (Business Leader), Catherine Kiser Hocutt (Education Leader), Bruce Davis Sr. (Historian/Pioneer); Manuel Jiminez (Public Safety Leader) and Rusty Selman (Religious Leader).