Macon County’s Board of Commissioners recognized more than three dozen county employees for their years of service to the people of Macon County. A total of 37 employees were awarded a personalized plaque and pin during a presentation preceding the commission’s regular scheduled meeting Tuesday evening.
Chairman Brian McClellan opened the ceremony with a few words of praise for the county's dedicated employees. “We are here today to honor our county employees,” he said. “The county board appreciates each and every one of you for the time you have put in with the county and the contributions you have made. Each of you is important and each one of you is unique and each one is deeply appreciated by all of us.”
“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all you have done,” added Commissioner Kevin Corbin.
Commissioner Bobby Kuppers said that, compared to other counties, Macon County should consider itself fortunate. “You have no concept how lucky we are to have the people we have working for us,” he said.
Commissioner Ronnie Beale expressed his gratitude as well, saying, “Not many of you get even a thank you, but you are the ones who provide the services to the citizens. You are the face of Macon County. Thank you for all you do.”
Ron Haven also thanked the recipients, saying, “We couldn’t do it without you. Thank you, everyone of you.”
A reception for the employees was held following the awards presentation. The award recipients included: