Crenshaw receives Clarence Cannon award

Dottie Crenshaw, Lincoln County Recorder of Deeds and Lincoln County Democratic Club President, receiving the prestigious Clarence Cannon Award.

Dottie Crenshaw, Lincoln County Recorder of Deeds and Lincoln County Democratic Club President, receiving the prestigious Clarence Cannon Award.

The 43rd annual Democrat Days were held in Hannibal on March 7 and 8, and was attended by several Lincoln County Democrats.

It is a two day conference with important programs and good  fellowship.

Dottie Crenshaw, Lincoln County’s Recorder of Deeds and  president of the Lincoln County Democratic club, was awarded the prestigious Clarence Cannon Award.

Crenshaw is the sixth recipient from Lincoln County to receive this award in 43 years.

The award is presented to an outstanding, hardworking individual who is actively involved at both the local and district levels.

In introducing Crenshaw, Tracy Smith, said, “Countless friends wrote in to tell stories about how she has organized parades, recruited and campaigned for Democratic candidates and issues, who works tirelessly for the party. She serves in many capacities both elected and volunteer. She is a true leader.”

Crenshaw serves as president of the Lincoln County Democratic Club, treasurer of the central committee and has been the Recorder of Deeds for the past 14 years.

Missouri’s Secretary of State Jason Kander was the key note speaker at the awards program.

The two-day event also had Attorney General Chris Koster as the speaker at the brunch.

Posted on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 9:16 am