Patrick and Heidi Monney named 2019 Citizens of the Year

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r By Shirlene Jordan

The Springville-Mapleton Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce that Patrick and Heidi Monney are our 2019 Citizens of the Year.

Heidi Groneman Monney was born May 4, 1972, in Provo to Mike and Jan Groneman and is the oldest of five children. She has lived in Springville her entire life, attended West Side Elementary, Springville Middle and graduated from Springville High School in 1990. Heidi then studied for 5 years in Cedar City graduating from SUU in May of 1995.

For the past 8 years, Heidi has been a part of the staff at Cherry Creek Elementary as a Literacy Technician. She has helped manage the “take home” reading library program tracking hundreds of children’s reading progress. Heidi also tutors reading groups, math groups and administers State mandated testing.

While raising four children, she has also found time to volunteer as Co-Chairman of Art City Days for the past 6 years and helped coach youth soccer. For the past 17 years, Heidi has also served as the PTA president, vice president and on PTA boards in both Cherry Creek Elementary and Springville Jr. High Schools.

Patrick Monney was born October 20, 1966, in Victoria, Texas to Pat and Wyma Monney and is the second oldest of five children. He moved to Springville in August of 1969 and has lived in here since except for a two year (1985 to 1987) mission to the Philippines for TherChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Patrick attended Grant Elementary, Springville Middle and graduated from Springville High School in 1984. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1992. While at BYU, he interned with the American Jr. Golf Association traveling across the United States running golf tournaments for High School students.

Patrick currently works at Heirloom Clothing as the CFO/COO. Previously he worked at Wing Enterprises (Little Giant Ladders) as Controller then CFO.

Patrick is a previous member of the Springville Kiwanis, where he served as the chapter treasurer. He served three terms on the Cherry Creek Community Council and has served for the past six years as a member of the Springville Municipal Power Board and is currently serving as the Chairman of the Power Board.

Patrick is also the Co-Chairman of Art City Days along with Heidi and also enjoys coaching youth soccer.

Patrick and Heidi were married on June 24, 1995 and are the parents of four children, Olivia, 22, Michael, 19, Andrew, 16, and William 14.

Heidi’s motto is, “If I can survive soccer season with four children, I can survive anything!”r​rPatrick’s motto is a compilation of two; “The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others,” and “Community is much more than belonging to something, it’s about doing something together that makes belonging matter.”

Patrick and Heidi are both proud to be Red Devils. Some of our favorite dates include an evening at La Casita (been eating there for 40 years!), Market Street Grill with a play at The Capital Theatre, and spending time at home watching a favorite movie.

Heidi’s hobbies include succulent plants (she has hundreds of them) and reading.

Patrick’s hobbies include running and he strives to log 25 plus miles a week and he loves to run Hobble Creek Canyon. His favorite place to vacation is Southern California and always says that the best part of a vacation is returning home to Springville!

Over the past 24 years, they have both served in various capacities in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, enjoying the many years of service with youth and young adults. They have also enjoyed serving all the great citizens of Springville through community service, with the goal in mind of continuing to make Springville a “great place to live.”

Chris Baird
Chris Baird
Chris is a family man with a beautiful wife and four kids. Three Girls, One Boy. He enjoys playing basketball, being outdoors, and the old normal.

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