On Dec. 19, Time magazine named Barack Obama as their Person of the Year.
The magazine invited votes on 40 candidates, including Barack Obama, Gabby Douglas and Kim Jong Un. Other options included The Mars Rover and the Higgs Boson Particle.
What about a person in our town who has made a valuable contribution to our community during 2012 and who deserves to be recognized?
Even though 2013 has already started, it's not too late to look back and appreciate someone who helped make Healdsburg the gem of a town that it is for all of us.
Tell us your pick in the comments below! Winner receives a $25 gift certificate to Bean Affair.