NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that several individuals and groups would be honored as Fifth District Citizens of the Year.
In Towson, they include Lorrie Geiss for her leadership of the Towson Communities Alliance; John Rinehart, for his work as Vice President of the Towson Communities Alliance and in the Rodgers Forge neighborhood; Scott McGovern, retiring as president of the Anneslie Community Association; Deirdre Aikin, for her work advancing the redevelopment and beautification of Downtown Towson; and the leaders of the Green Towson Alliance, for their advocacy in creating Radebaugh Park.
In the northeast, the recipients include Seven Courts Area Citizens on Patrol, which has helped improve public safety in Perry Hall; Wayne Jacobs, president of the Baltimore County Game and Fish Protective Association, for his commitment to conservation and sportsmanship; and Ila Christenbury for her outstanding leadership as president of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association.
“I am pleased to honor these outstanding men and women who have gone above and beyond to improve the quality of life of our neighborhoods,” said Councilman Marks.
Councilman Marks established the initiative in 2011. This is the ninth year citizens have been honored.