Sunday, February 20, 2011
Lee County's 2010 Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year
Island Reporter 2/16/11
B.J. Gerald selected Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year
The Lee County Board of County Commissioners has selected B.J. Gerald as the recipient of the Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award for 2010. The board made the announcement at its meeting on Tuesday.
Gerald works with Lee County Domestic Animal Services, Sierra Club, Alva Inc., CROW, Lee County Parks and Caloosa Riders. She is also an active member of numerous environmental groups to help protect the environment.
The runners up were also acknowledged at the board meeting. They included Sanibel resident Darla Letourneau and Deborah Sebastian of Lehigh Acres.
Letourneau, who helped launch BikeWalkLee, is a community activist who took part in the Complete Streets Implementation Working Group, an active public participant in Community Sustainability Advisory Committee as well as the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
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Congratulations to B.J. Gerald, who is a member of the Caloosa Riders Bicycle Club and part of the BikeWalkLee network.