DRT is proud to have one of their members, past President General (2009-2011), Mary Patricia “Patti” Atkins receive the “2011 Liberty County Citizen of the Year” award. Ms. Atkins is a member of the Franklin Hardin Chapter of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Ms. Atkins receive the award for her numerous contributions to many organizations including the Special Olympics, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, the American Heart Association, Liberty County Historical Commission, East Liberty County Historical Society, and most recently the Tri-County Mental Health and Mental Retardation Board. Patti Atkins has also been honored by the Federal Aviation Administration.
For more on this, please see the news article from Liberty County’s The Vindicator web site at this link.