(The following press release was submitted by the city of Wentzville.)
Wentzville residents who know someone in the community whose service or actions deserve special recognition can now nominate that person for the City's Citizen of the Year Award. This is the second year for this special award.
Nominating forms are availble at Wentzville City Hall and at www.wentzvillemo.org. Residents can also call (636) 327-5101 and request a form be mailed to them. Nominating forms must be returned to Wentzville's City Clerk, Vitula Skillman, at Wentzville City Hall, 310 West Pearce Boulevard, Wentzville, MO 63385. Al nominations must be turned in by November 9 for them to be considered.
To submit a nomination, a person must be either a resident of the City of Wentzville or a Wentzville business owner or employee of a business located in Wentzville. For a nominee to be eligible, he or she must reside in Wentzville at the time the nomination is made, and cannot be an elected official or serve on the Citizen of the Year Award slection committee. When filling out the nomination form, residents can provide any photos and documents they believe support their nomination in addition to detailed information as to why they believe the nominee deserves this award.
The Wentzville Board of Aldermen will make the presentation of the award to the winning nominee at one of the January 2013 Board of Aldermen meetings.
Last year, Bob Burke was honored as Citizen of the year in recognition of his volunteer work at SSM St. Joseph Hospital, and helping to stuff eggs for the city's Easter Egg Hunt. -Ed.
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