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North Council member Bob Tointon named 2019 Citizen of the West

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North Council member Bob Tointon has been named the 2019 Citizen of the West, the top honor awarded by the National Western Stock Show.

The prestigious annual award recognizes those who embody the spirit and determination of the Western pioneer and perpetuate the West’s agriculture heritage and ideals. A committee of community leaders selects the recipients.

Tointon is a well-known and much-respected business leader, rancher and philanthropist. He will receive the award at a dinner on Jan. 14, 2019, at the National Western Events Center. Proceeds from the event support 100 scholarships awarded annually to colleges and universities in Colorado and Wyoming by the National Western Scholarship Trust.

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BizWest Staff, BizWest