Published 3:58 pm Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Earlier this month, Kenbridge Town Council adopted a resolution honoring former member Tom Palmore for his years of service.
The resolution notes that Palmore served on council from Sept. 1, 1990, through June 30, 1996, and July 1, 2004 through June 30, even serving as vice mayor in 2005.
Over a nearly 20-year span, he served eight two-year terms before retiring from the board on June 30.
“Thomas A. Palmore always considered the best interest of the town citizens in all votes and actions he took while serving on council,” Mayor Emory Hodges said reading the resolution at the beginning of the August meeting. “Palmore is always a positive promoter of Kenbridge and always shows a strong interest in moving the town forward in all that he does, and is held in very high esteem by his fellow council members, the mayor, town staff, as well as our citizens.”
And we would like to recognize him as well.
The resolution notes that Palmore worked on a number of council committees, and is held in very high esteem by his fellow council members, the mayor, town staff, as well as our citizens.
We would like to be added to that list.
In our dealings with him, we have always found Palmore a charming, friendly and personable. We have not known him for all his time on the council, but we have known him long enough to say that he is an example of what makes Kenbridge — and by extension Lunenburg County — a special place.
Palmore is why we should all remember that the best thing about any place is always its people.