Carson City Lions Club seeking Citizen of the Year nominations

By Daily News • Last Updated 9:21 am on Monday, February 17, 2014

CARSON CITY — The Carson City Lions Club is seeking nominations for this year’s Carson City Area Citizen of the Year.

The Citizen of the Year will be honored at the 21st annual Community Recognition Night, on Tuesday, March 18, at St Mary’s Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m.

The purpose of the award is to express gratitude and appreciation to “individuals who have given of their time above and beyond duties for which they receive pay, which results in the improvement in the quality of life in the Carson City area.”

Past Carson City Area Citizens of the Year include: Carol Wiles, Nora Ryan, Ben Adkins, Gary Sweet, David McAlvey, Joseph Helman, Mary Ann Wellwood, Kathy Waldron, Bruce Tasker, Sylvia Martin, Robert Brooks, Duane and Marilyn Witter, Marie Ingraham, Kathy Keiffer and Debra McCrackin, Lena Clark, Michael Holdship, Robert and Isabelle Sorrell, Kathleen Copp, Morrie Riker, Gary Copp, Jerry Braendle, Tom Wilcox, Ted Sherwood, Mary Louise Helwig, Gloria (Noll) Braendle, Paul Todd, Janet Haradine, Bill Sweet, John Cook, Mazie Todd, Bill Fife and Peg McKinley.

The Lions Club will also be honoring the Top Academic Seniors of the Class of 2014, the Carson City Garden Club, new or improved community businesses and presenting the Edward Herald Scholarships. In addition, the Hubbardston Area Historical Society will be presenting their scholarships. As always, the public is invited to attend.

Any person or organization is invited to nominate an individual who they think meets the qualifications described above.  Nominations should include your name and phone number, nominee’s name, address, phone number, and the reasons why you feel they should be considered for Citizen of the Year.

Fax your nomination to (989) 584-3867, email or write to Citizen of the Year, Carson City Lions Club, PO Box 531, Carson City, MI 48811-0531. Nominations must be received by Feb. 21 to be considered.

Call Tom Wilcox at (989) 584-3253 (daytime) or (989) 235-5880 (evening) for more information.

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