Dr. Joseph Reed, left, is being honored as Buckhannon’s March Best Award winner by Mayor David McCauley and the Buckhannon City Council for his devoted service to the city and county.
Mayor McCauley's proclamation in part read-
NOW, THEREFORE, I, DAVID W. McCAULEY, as MAYOR OF THE CITY OF BUCKHANNON, pursuant to the power and authority duly vested in me, do hereby proclaim as our City’s sixth recipient of our Buckhannon Exemplary Service Testimonial (BEST) Award for March of 2019 to be DR. JOSEPH REED. DR. REED has been a substantial contributor to a host of service organizations including the Upshur Parish House, Create Buckhannon, the founder of the Green Bean weekend celebration to feed the needy, President of the Family Resources Network, Treasurer of Farmland Protection, member of the Tobacco Coalition, an active participant in our Community Garden, and a member of the State Steering Committee for the “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Spirits” Program, Additionally, DR. REED is an active parishioner at our Buckhannon Presbyterian Church actively involved in the Church’s 170th anniversary celebration. DR. JOE REED has long helped us all in our B-U community to be happier and healthier in countless ways. I direct the establishment of our City’s new BEST bench and installation of a permanent placard in Jawbone Park to forever honor & recognize DR. JOE REED and all past and future honorees of our City’s BEST award.