President’s Award recipient Bill Beck accepted the honor with a video message.
Beck, the owner and CEO of Beck Bus Transportation Corp. for 37 years, served on many boards and councils — locally, state-wide and national.
“We chose to honor Bill for his longstanding support of the business community and the city of Mt. Vernon,” stated Kay Zibby-Damron, Vice President of the Past President’s Council. “He is actively involved with many local and state groups — putting in a tremendous amount of time making sure to represent each entity properly. He is also a major supporter of the arts and of education in Mt. Vernon. He encompasses what we look for when choosing the winner of this award.”