EDMOND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES 2012 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
EDMOND, OK – The Edmond Chamber is proud to announce the winner of the 2012 Citizen of the Year Award is Krista Jones, Krista Jones D.D.S. Dr. Jones’ passion for dentistry has kept her very busy in both local and national professional associations. She is a member of the OK County Dental Society, OK Dental Association, OK Association of Women Dentists, and the O.U. College of Dentistry Alumni Association, where she has served each as President. She is also very involved in the community, belonging to numerous local associations.
Dr. Jones travels on medical mission trips through the OU Health Science Center Christian Medical-Dental Society and Volunteers in Mission of the United Methodist Church and has served in Peru, Bolivia, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Mexico, Israel and Kenya. She was selected to be in the Edmond Hall of Fame and was the George Mikesell Award winner as Rotarian of the Year of the Edmond Rotary Club. For fun, she and her husband Craig Stinson chase total solar eclipse of the sun in such places as Turkey, Zimbabwe, Libya, Peru, Mexico, Southern Caribbean, Tahiti, and Easter Island. Dr. Jones was named Citizen of the Year for her service and contribution to the state and community.
The Citizen of the Year must demonstrate one or more of the following: excellence in their business or profession, brought state or national acclaim to the City of Edmond, been involved in activities for the betterment of Edmond or served through involvement with civic and service organizations. Nominations are sent to a panel of judges who decide the winner.
The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice for business. We are a hundred year-old, 1100 member organization working together to create a strong local economy and to promote the community. The Edmond Chamber provides networking opportunities and business contacts for our members and represents business interests to government. For information about the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce, please visit our web site at www.edmondchamber.com or call 405-341-2808. Media inquiries should contact Rachel Martin, Coordinator- Communications, at 405-341-2808 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.