The Galva Chamber of Commerce has announced that Jason Bates has been named Galva Citizen of the Year. Jason is being honored for his remarkable dedication to causes inside and outside of Galva. Jason has a history of volunteering and most recently has been a key figure in raising money for Honor Flight of the Quad Cities and helping out behind the scenes at the Back Road Music Festival which brings thousands of revellers to Galva each year. Jason has also pitched in on the Levitt Amp Concert series which has been a smash success for the city. Congratulations Jason and keep up the good work from your friends at Regional Media. Jason Bates will be honored at the 2019 Galva Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Night on February 2nd at Kewanee Dunes. Social hour will be from 5-6, with dinner at 6 p.m., and the Annual Meeting and Awards to follow at approximately 7 p.m. Tickets are $15, and reservations are needed.