Wayland man receives award from SEIRPC
At the SEIRPC (Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission) board meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 26, the LeRoy Meyer Memorial Award was given to Stan Meyer, of Wayland.
The LeRoy Meyer Award is presented each year in memory of LeRoy Meyer in recognition of non-elected individuals who have made outstanding volunteer, community development contributions within his/her community in the Southeast Iowa Region.
Bradley Roth, Mayor of the City of Wayland, nominated Meyer for the 16th annual LeRoy Meyer Memorial Award. Meyer is an active citizen in the Wayland community.
A long-time member of the Wayland Lions Club and a member of the Wayland Centennial Committee, Meyer has been involved in numerous community projects, such as the installation of park equipment and playing Santa at the Parkview Care Center. In addition, Meyer helped develop subdivisions and building duplexes to help alleviate the housing shortage in Wayland. Meyer also served as Wayland City Clerk from 1969 to 1972, and owned and operated Wayland Feed Service for many years. He also worked as a self-employed life insurance agent.
He and his wife, Kathy, are members of the Wayland Mennonite Church.