Gadsden County Commission Chairman Eric Hinson honored Linda Jones from Havana at last week’s board meeting.
Jones, a retired educator, has been an active volunteer in many organizations serving in a number of capacities.
Hinson said that among her many volunteer efforts, Jones serves as the public relations director of the Gadsden County Chapter of Retired Teachers where she was honored as the 2013 District Two Volunteer of the Year from the Florida Retired Teachers Association for her service.
Among her other activities, she is the organizational leader of the Havana 4-H, vice president of the VFW Ladies Auxillary, a volunteer with Community Cares, and has been recognized as Second Harvest Volunteer of the Year.
Jones is a member of Neals Temple Holiness Church where she serves as youth director.
In presenting Jones the proclamation, Hinson thanked her on behalf of the commission for her unfailing loyalty, contributions and dedicated service to the students, family, friends and community as an outstanding resident of Gadsden County.