Gov. Nathan Deal

Dunwoody Homeowners Association officials said Gov. Nathan Deal will serve as grand marshal of Dunwoody’s Fourth of July parade this summer.

Pam Tallmadge, organizer of the parade, announced Deal’s participation during the association’s annual meeting Jan. 12. She said the parade’s theme would be, “Hail to the Troops.”

In other action during the meeting, the Rotary Club of Dunwoody received the Dunwoody Nature Center’s annual award for support of the center.

Center officials presented the Dave Adams Award to Rotary Club officials Harvey Rosenzweig and Rick Woods during the Dunwoody Homeowners Association’s annual meeting Jan. 12. The award is presented annually to a person or organization that “has contributed the most to help the Nature Center to improve,” center executive director Alan Mothner said.

Mothner said the Rotary Club had provided volunteers to work at the center and grants to establish a weather station and environmental training facilities at the center.

Other awards presented during the meeting, which was held at the Kingsley Racquet & Swim Club, included:

–DHA Citizen of the Year: Jay Kapp, for his support of community events;

–DHA Community Service Awards to Bill Grossman, former president of the association, and former Dunwoody City Council member Adrian Bonser.

Heyward Wescott, left, presents Dunwoody Homeowners Association Community Service Award to former Dunwoody City Councilwoman Adrian Bonser during the DHA’s annual meeting Jan. 12, 2014 at Kingsley Racquet & Swim Club.
Su Ellis of the Dunwoody Nature Center, left, presents the center’s Dave Adams Award to Rick Woods, center, and Harvey Rosenzweig of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody during the Dunwoody Homeowners Association’s annual meeting Jan. 12 at the Kingsley Racquet and Swim Club.
Dunwoody Homeowners Association president Stacey Harris, left, presents Jay Kapp with the DHA’s Citizen of the Year Award during the DHA’s annual meeting Jan. 12 at Kingsley Racquet & Swim Club.