Dorothy Stair, Knox County

2014 Community History Award

Dorothy Stair is a tireless and very effective advocate for historic preservation, having served as president of Knox Heritage and currently as Blount Mansion Association president, where she successfully headed the capital campaign to raise more than one million dollars.  Known for her willingness to become personally involved in all aspects of the presidency, from fundraising, event planning, and donor outreach to networking, she is especially appreciated for the inspiration she brings to the organizations with which she works.