Good Neighbor of the Year Award


In 2010, CHNA began recognizing special neighbors with the Good Neighbor of The Year Award.

This award was intended to be our way to say “Thank You” for making our neighborhood a better place in which to live, and for supporting our mission to make Converse Heights “safe, beautiful and fun.”

Winners are selected by the CHNA Board from neighborhood suggestions, and do not have to be Converse Heights residents. (We value neighborliness over proximity!)

A $100 check to the non-profit entity of choice goes to the winner, along with our thanks and recognition at the Annual Meeting.

   Here are the Good Neighbor Award Recipients:

   2010: Mr. Roger Milliken

              Extraordinary efforts to beautify Converse Heights and to plant many noble trees.

   2011: Dr. Bob Watson

              Uncounted hours and heroic efforts maintaining the entrances to Converse Heights.

   2012: Lindsay Webster and Billy Webster

              Good Will Ambassadors inviting children from all over Spartanburg to enjoy Halloween treats.

   2013: Trinity United Methodist Church

              Generous sharing of their property for many neighborhood meetings and gatherings.

   2014: Kevin Parris and Jay Moore (SCC Horticultural Department)

              Invaluable sharing of time, labor, and expertise on several large beautification projects.

   2015: Patrick Anderson, Cal Wicker, Gray Wicker

              Hot dog chefs volunteering their skills to make National Night Out a huge success.

   2016: Newt Hardie

              For providing unparalleled leadership and dedication to preserving and protecting our native trees.

   2017: Monty Mullen Hankinson

              As Director of the Balmer Foundation, Monty has shown foresight and generosity and helped to make Converse Heights a place where trees and people  flourish.