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RAYMOND REYNOLDS received special recognition during the Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2016, Perry City Council meeting, spearheaded by his
98th Birthday celebrated in December 2015.
Reynolds is a longtime resident of Perry and has served on several committees and official boards as well as being a dedicated volunteer
of numerous programs and projects that benefitted nearly every sector of the community. His involvement spanned township, village and
city government with several decades of service.
Well known from his ownership of Reynold’s Market on Main Street in uptown Perry, he was also among the earliest volunteers to serve the
local Food Bank. He also served as chairperson of the Diamond Jubilee Festival, which generated money for the development of Jubilee Park,
located at the intersection of Third and Williams street in Perry.
Reynolds is also a long-time member of the Congregational Christian Church of Perry and lifetime member the Perry Garden Club.
An avid historian, Reynolds shared several stories of local Perry History, related to Perry Jubilee Park; a former program to raise funds to
purchase the first lights at the athletic field; and history of how the city acquired the Calkins-Macqueen House, now a museum.
In recognition of his service and accomplishments Reynolds was presented with a proclamation from Mayor James Huguelet accompanied
by Shiawassee County Commissioner John Plowman as well as 85th District Representative Ben Glardon in behalf of
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Senator Rick Jones and himself.