CAMILLA, GEORGIA, JULY 26 — Mike Atkinson, City of Camilla Utility/Public Works Director, received the Don Rhodes Leadership Award from the Gas Section of the Georgia Municipal Association at their recent annual meeting.

Atkinson said, “First, I would like to say thanks to GMA Gas Section for this honor. I was very surprised to hear my name called. Don Rhodes was a great person, very humble, leader and friend to many. I have a lot of great memories with Don and his wife”.

Atkinson has been employed with Camilla for approximately 3.5 years and brought 37.5 years of experience with him. No matter what is needed in his department, he is eager to get the job done. Atkinson has been an outstanding team leader and continues to demonstrate he is dedication to Camilla. Our City is fortunate to have someone like Atkinson a part of our team. Congratulation Mike on receiving such a special honor!!

The purpose of the Gas Section of the Georgia Municipal Association is to coordinate activities and assist municipal natural gas systems in providing efficient, safe and economical service to their consumers. Foster, coordinate and perform, or cause to be performed, training schools, conferences, short courses and training sessions and/or mediums for discussion, study and communication regarding transportation, storage, production and utilization of natural gas by municipal operators.

If you would like more information, please visit the city’s website at www.camillaga.net, call Paige Gilchrist at 229-330-2301, or email paige.gilchrist@cityofcamillaga.com.

Mike-Don Rhodes Award