NEWS | May 1, 2019

Civic and State Leaders to Receive Award at Utah National Guard’s Honorary Colonels Corps Dinner

By Maj. D.J. Gibb, 801-716-9063 Utah National Guard

The Utah National Guard will host its 58th Annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Dinner Thursday, May 2, at Salt Lake’s Little America Hotel.

At the event, Maj. Gen. Jeff Burton, adjutant general of the Utah National Guard, will present Bronze Minuteman awards to Scott Anderson, President, Zions Bank; Kristen Cox, Executive Director Governor’s Office of Management and Budget; Gary Harter, Executive Director Utah Department of Veteran’s and Military Affairs; Pastor Rick Nerud, Calvary Chapel St. George, UT; Congressman Chris Stewart, United States Congressman Representing Utah’s Second District; Dr. Mack Wilberg, Director of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square; for their individual, devoted service to and leadership among the citizens of Utah.

The Honorary Colonels Corps of Utah is sponsor of the event. The corps is an organization that promotes goodwill and positive relations between the National Guard and local Utah communities. Members provide annual support for Utah Army and Air National Guard activities such as the Freedom Academy and Veterans Day concert.

Media Notes: Salt Lake’s Little America hotel is located at 500 S. Main. Media are welcome to cover the black-tie event. Reception at 6:30 p.m. with awards presentations at 8:30 p.m.  For more information, please contact Maj. D.J. Gibb at (801) 716-9063.