Harold Segroves, local realtor and member of the Celebration Association, received one of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration’s highest honors this past week at their annual Appreciation Dinner. 

Mr. Segroves received the prestigious Celebration Ambassador Award for his contributions to the Celebration and community this past summer relating to the “We are the Celebration” banner program.  Harold led an effort to welcome visitors to Shelbyville-Bedford County with banners on utility poles and ribbons on businesses throughout the city. 

“Harold worked tirelessly on this project as he led efforts to raise money, develop designs and oversee production of the banners, and we are extremely proud of his results,” says Dr. Doyle G. Meadows, Celebration CEO.  Dr. Meadows praised Walt Wood and the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors for recognizing the importance of our visitors with signage throughout the city and county.

This award was initiated in 2006 and the first honorees were Ardis and the late Bob Rittenberry.  The 2007 award winner was Bud Seaton, followed by Virgil Johnson in 2008,  Mayor Eugene Ray in 2009 and Garrett Gordon in 2010.