ATLANTA (April 7, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) presented Rick and Letha Phillips with Senate Resolution 422 at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to recognize them for their dedication to their community and state.
“Rick and Letha are true pillars of the Toccoa-Stephens County community and I was honored to present them with this recognition,” said Sen. Wilkinson. “Their commitment to restoring our historic downtown district and bettering our community hasn’t gone unnoticed. I am grateful to know this fine couple and wish them nothing but happiness and success in the years to come.”
Rick and Letha are dedicated to taking Toccoa-Stephens County to the next level and making it a destination for living and working. Letha has served on the Toccoa Downtown Development Authority since 2013. In 2016, they received the Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2015, the Phillips’ received the state-level Downtown Excellence – Small Business of the Year Award for their hard work opening a successful downtown business showcasing local artists. They are actively involved in community service and in 2016 Rick was the recipient of the Wilmer and Don Shirley Community Service Award.
For more information on SR 422, follow the following link: http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/20172018/168248.pdf
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For Immediate Release:
April 7, 2017
For Information Contact:
Ines Owens, Acting Director
Brittany Wagner, Communications Specialist