By: Mariel Carbone | WCTV Eyewitness News
June 19, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Recognizing neighborhoods that have done outstanding work in 2017, the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) is set to announce the winners of its Neighborhood Recognition Program Monday evening.
The award ceremony recognizes two outstanding small neighborhoods of the year, two large neighborhoods of the year, and one unincorporated neighborhood of the year.
This year's nominees include:
Neighborhood of the Year – Large Category -- Betton Hills Neighborhood Association, The Greater Apalachee Ridge Estates Neighborhood Association, Greater Bond Neighborhood Association, Killearn Homes Association, Lafayette Park Neighborhood Association, Levy Park Neighborhood Association, Myers Park and Providence Neighborhood Association.
Neighborhood of the Year – Small Category -- Ashton Woods Homeowners Association, Blairstone Forest Homeowner’s Association, Florida A&M Subdivision Neighborhood Association, Plantation at Heritage Oaks and Silver Ridge Estates Neighborhood Association.
Neighborhood of the Year – Unincorporated Category --
Avondale Homeowner’s Association and Birdview Estates Neighborhood Association.
Neighbor of the Year -- Bettye Belinfantie (Silver Ridge Estates), Marie Bryant (South City Revitalization Neighborhood Community Association), Gladys Caswell (Callen Neighborhood Association), Wanda Daniels (Greater Bond Neighborhood Association), Rich Day (Levy Park), Donna Elliot (Seminole Manor Neighborhood Association), Mary Frederick (Woodland Drives), John Piers Rawling (Myers Park), Albert “Bobby” Reeves (Macon School Community Association), Charley M. Schwartz (Killearn Homes Association) and Melissa Templar (SummerBrooke Property Owners Association).
The awards ceremony kicks off at 5:30 p.m.
The winners will receive a plaque to display in their neighborhood.