Howard Buffett named citizen of the year

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Decatur, Ill (WAND) – Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe has selected Macon County Sheriff Howard Buffett as Decatur citizen of the year.

The announcement was made at the Decatur Chamber of Commerce 2018 Awards Lunch.  Law Enforcement Training Center Deputy Commander Tom Schneider accepted the award for Buffett who is in Washington, D.C. on business.

Buffett and his foundation recently committed $30 million for a new drug treatment campus near downtown Decatur.  He has donated funds toward a new amphitheater in Nelson Park and recently purchased new police vehicles for the sheriff’s office.

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