Photos from the 2019 Humanitarian of the Year Banquet sponsored by the Perry County Community Foundation on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. The fifth annual banquet was held at the Robinson Event Center in Perryville and featured guest speaker Shawn Askinosie, founder and chocolate maker at Springfield-based Askinosie Chocolate. The recipient of the 2019 Humanitarian of the Year award was Maj. Bill Jones, assistant chief of the Perryville Police Department. Jones also serves as assistant chief of the Perryville Fire Department, Emergency Management director for the City of Perryville, and as an elder at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Perryville.

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