Geraldine Williams has been named the 2013 Kiwanis Citizen of the Year.

This is an annual award that recognizes those who have made a positive impact and are active within the Spring Valley community.

Individuals are nominated for the honor by fellow community members.

The public is invited to a reception that will be held in Williams' honor on Oct. 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Spring Valley Community Center.

Any donations made in honor of the Citizen of the Year will be put into a scholarship fund for Kingsland seniors.