Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

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        First Citizen Phil Johnson is Honored

First Citizen Phil Johnson is Honored



Hundreds of friends attended a banquet at the Chesapeake Conference Center to honor Phil Johnson as 2014 First Citizen. Selection is made by former First Citizens, and the event is presented by The Chesapeake Rotary Club. The Honorable Judge Richard Bray was the keynote speaker introduced by 2013 First Citizen The Honorable Roland Davis, Jr.


2014 First Citizen Phil Johnson, left, and

Tom and Connie DiPrima

Joan and Dr. Fred Bateman

Cathy Tull, left, and Lori Dabul

Chesapeake Vice Mayor Dr. John de Triquet and his wife Carole

Dr. Juan Montero

Kathy Williams and Chesapeake School Board member Jeff Bunn

Lt. Kimberly Talbert and Chesapeake Sheriff Jim OSullivan

From left: Steve Tise, Bobby Clifton, and former Chesapeaker Mayor William Ward

From left: Roger Hartman, Harry Tew, 2014 First Citizen Phil Johnson, and Steve Tise

Roxanne and Steve Tise

Louis Witt, left, and Carroll Smith

Chesapeake Commissioner of the Revenue Ray Connor, left, and Louis Witt

Chesapeakes First Lady Phyllis Krasnoff with 2014 First Citizen Phil Johnson, left, and Chesapeake Mayor Dr. Alan Krasnoff

Chesapeake City Council Member and 2013 First Citizen Roland Davis with his wife Teresa

Chesapeake Rotary Club President Ross Morgan, left, and Woodland Heights Baptist Church Director of Youth Ministries Grayson Leach

From left: Phil Smith, Larry Zoeller, Tom DiPrima, and former Chesapeake Sheriff John Newhart

Chesapeake City Council Member Dr. Ella Ward, left, and Chesapeake Clerk of Court Faye Mitchell

Chesapeake Sheriffs Honor Guard

The Shopper Publisher Jean Loxley-Barnard with 2013 First Citizen and Chesapeake Council Member Roland Davis

Chesapeake Sheriff Jim OSullivan, left, and Judge Richard Bray

The evenings speakers President and CEO of Beasley Foundation Judge Richard Bray, left, and 2013 First Citizen and Chesapeake Council Member Roland Davis

Dr. Julius Miller and his wife Jeanne

Chesapeake Commissioner of the Revenue Ray Conner

Brenda Johnson, left, and Peggy Bagley

Sheree and Steve Best

Deborah and John Downs

2014 First Citizen Phil Johnson, left, and Kevin Hubbard

From left: The Shopper Publisher Jean Loxley-Barnard, Administrative Assistant Connie DiPrima, and her husband Tom

2014 First Citizen Phil Johnson, left, and Lamont Simmons

From left: Chesapeake Council Member Roland Davis, Stephen Johnson, Chesapeake School Board Members Victoria Proffitt, and Michael Woods

Southern Bank Executive Vice President and Regional Executive Officer L. Taylor Harrell with Senior Vice President Linda Doland

From left: Chesapeake Council Member Roland Davis, his wife Teresa, attorney Steve Best, and Old Dominion Container Repair President Susie Archer

From left: Pat Carroll, 2014 First Citizen Phil Johnson, and Brad Simmons

From left: Dr. Julius Miller, WCTVs Mark Cox, and Lynn Cox

From Chesapeake Development Department, Senior Business Development Manager Von Gilbreath, left, and Business Development Manager Small Business Advisor Angela Barber

From left: Joyce Zydron, Bennett and Zydron, attorney John Zydron, son Adam, Linwood Nelms, and The Shopper Public Relations Executive Dr. Glenn Fritz

Marshall Murdaugh, left, and Troy Thorn

Eva and Sam Moore

From left: Judy Witt, Louis Witt, TowneBank President Dawn Glynn, and Sheree Best

From left: Lynn Cox, WCTVs Mark Cox, and The Shopper Publisher Jean Loxley-Barnard

Having a wondering time, from left: Teresa Davis, Chesapeake Rotary President and Towne Banks Ross Morgan, Grayson Leach, and Kathy Williams

From left: Kevin and Kathleen Sharp with Chesapeake Mayor Dr. Alan Krasnoff

2014 First Citizen Phil Johnson and Mistress of Ceremonies LeAnne Rains-Benedetto

The Shopper Publisher Jean Loxley-Barnard, left, and Carole de Triquet