Willie Headley Service Award


The Black Mountain Beautification Committee recently presented the 2017 Willie Headley Service Award to Suzanne Money.  This is the sixth year
the Beautification Committee has honored one of its members with this annual award named in memory of the founding Beautification Committee member Willie Headley.  The plaque states that the award is presented to a member who shares Headley's energy and vision for a more beautiful Black Mountain.

Previous recipients include Mary Werner, Maggie Krogh, Mary Leonard White, Joyce Black-Woerz and Susan Chabot. 

Suzanne has several wonderful attributes but one that is on top of the list is her  infectious energy level and commitment to this committee.  Suzanne's  accomplishments are extensive from being  past co-chair,chairing the  Town Square Maintenance project, overseeing the greenhouse at Swannanoa  Correctional Center for Women and much more.

Suzanne works  tirelessly behind the scenes making sure Town Square gardens are  watered, weeded and looking beautiful.  At the correctional center, she  has taught classes and given them a new skill set.  She organizes spring  and fall plantings in town and make sure the women from the center were  included in the plantings in town.  She makes every project fun as  leading up to the Garden Show, she and Renee did skits to get people  interested in donating items for the Clothes Line Sale.

It gave  the committee great joy to award Suzanne this plaque that is in honor of  her hero, Willie Headley.  As Suzanne exemplifies her commitment to the  well-being and beauty of Black Mountain.

Previous Winners

Previous winners of this award were Joyce Black-Woerz, Susan Chabot, Maggie Krogh, Mary Werner and  Mary Leonard White