Battle Ground Elks name ‘Citizen of the Year’



Battle Ground — Jackie McAtee, Meals on Wheels People center manager in Battle Ground, was named Citizen of the Year by the local Elks Club in part for her efforts to help provide hot meals to seniors in North Clark County. McAtee was given the honor March 29 during a ceremony at the Battle Ground Elks Lodge. Citizen of the Year is given to someone who regularly contributes to the community. McAtee has worked with a number of local charities over the years, including Meals on Wheels People, the Senior Nutritional Assistance Program, and Loaves and Fishes. At the March ceremony, new Elks officers were also inducted, Ruth Adler was named Elk of the Year and Kay Beasley was named Officer of the Year.