2019 Neighborhood Champion Award Recipient
GENIE TUTEN – WADEVIEW PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
Mayor Dyer’s 2019 Neighborhood Champion Award recipient is Genie Tuten from the Wadeview Park Neighborhood Association. Genie has been the association president since 2014. Before that, Genie was a board member for seven years. Her dedication to the city is evident in many ways. She doesn’t just understand the need to build community, she builds one. From hosting fun events like the pet parade, truck or treat and movies in the park, to clean ups, tree plantings, family picnics and producing the association’s monthly newsletter. Genie understands the importance of keeping her neighborhood safe and has been recognized for doing so. She has been involved in Neighborhood Watch for more than 12 years. She has hosted annual National Night Out parties, winning numerous awards including Block Captain of the Year in 2014. It’s because of her love for her city and her impact in the Wadeview neighborhood that Genie Tuten is the 2019 Neighborhood Champion Award recipient.
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