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3/15/2013 8:17:00 AM
2013 Verde Pride honors ‘best of the best’

For years, the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce and the Verde Independent have teamed up to recognize those citizens, businesses and organizations that helps set our community apart.

In 2010, those awards were branded as Verde Pride. The Verde Pride Awards are a showcase of local residents who are committed to community service and quality of life; the ones who are always ready to give more to the community and lead by example

Verde Pride winners for 2013 include:

• Citizen of the Year: Coleen Gilboy

• Educator: Howie Usher

• Youth: Summer Breeze

• Lifetime Achiever: Apache Elder Vincent Randall

• Businessman of the year: Dena Greenwood

• Organization of the year: Trauma Intervention

• Business of the year: KC’s Tae Kwon Do

• VV Tourism Champion: William and Christine Eaton

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Reader Comments

Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Article comment by: Bad Gremlin

@Dorothy, Student of the Year was replaced by Youth. Politically correctness strikes again!

Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Article comment by: Dorothy Leavens

What happened to the Student of the Year category?

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