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Ron Alt Service Award

The Ron Alt Service Award

Introduced in 2018, the Ron Alt Service Award honors the spirit of selfless service that he embodied throughout his life. His work is legendary and this award commemorates his great desire to serve and help foster the well-being of children and youth everywhere. The inaugural Ron Alt Service Award was presented to the family of Ron Alt after his passing. Each year, the Planning Council selects a community member who leads by example and who embodies this same selfless service.

In Memory of Ron Alt

Ron Alt passed away, surrounded by family, on October 20, 2017. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, coach and friend.

Past Recipients


Judge Lisa Colbert
Chatham County Juvenile Court


Dan Rea, Ed.D.
Former National Youth-At-Risk Conference Chair


Otis Johnson, Ph.D.
Former Mayor of Savannah, Georgia


Ron Alt, MHS
Former Director of the Housing Authority of Savannah Drug Elimination Program.

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Last updated: 9/30/2021