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Citizen of the Year wanted

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The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking the names of people who made extraordinary effort in good citizenship in 2017. These are people who have changed things for the better, who perhaps are examples of selfless volunteer service.

This special citizen may display a broad range of contribution and achievement or be an individual unsurpassed in commitment to provide for a particular cause. Considerations may include:

Significant contribution to the well-being of the community through personal service; personal effort that has made a lasting, noteworthy, and positive difference; perception as a role model for good citizenship and volunteerism; inspiring personal attributes, such as versatility, perseverance, devotion, and diplomacy; contributions above and beyond those expected; sustained dedication to a cause or effort, or to community service; an exceptional or extraordinary history of achievement in local philanthropic endeavors; courage in overcoming extreme adversity; a selfless act of bravery or generosity or performing service without expectation of compensation or recognition.

Nominees must be at least 18 years old and reside in the Chiefland area.

The 2017 Chiefland Citizen of the Year will be chosen by the Awards Committee and announced at the Chiefland Chamber Annual Banquet on Saturday, April 21. The Committee’s decision is final and no communication will be entered into after the deadline.

Deadline for receipt of nomination is noon Friday, March 10. For more information or nomination forms, please call the Chamber office at 352-493-1849. Send nominations to Chiefland Chamber, P.O. Box 1397, Chiefland, FL, 32644; email the nomination form to chieflandchamber@bellsouth.net, or drop it off at the Chamber office in the Train Depot building at 23 SE Second Avenue (please call ahead).