Do you know an outstanding citizen?
Nominations now open for 2009 Citizen of the Year award
The super-volunteer or the visionary, the indefatigable helper or the creative problem solver.
Do you know one of these people?
The Telluride Foundation is now accepting nominations for its Citizen of the Year award, which was created to honor San Miguel County residents who make remarkable personal contributions to the region.The winner will be announced in July.
"Telluride is full of many people who are passionate about our community and give back in so many ways," Joanne Corzine, Co-Chairman of the Telluride Foundation, said in a release. "The annual Citizen of the Year award recognizes individuals who make an extraordinary contribution to the quality of life in our community."
The Telluride Foundation's Citizen of the Year award is in recognition of a person who has unselfishly contributed to the Telluride regional community's quality of life. The recipient will receive a commemorative plaque and a grant of $5,000 to be given in their name to the local non-profit of their choice.
The 2009 Citizen of the year will share the honor with Bill Carstens, John Micetic, Lissa Margetts, Terry Tice, John Pryor, Jane Hickcox, and Kathy Green.
Nominations are due by June 5 and should be submitted to the Telluride Foundation office via fax at 970-728-9007 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations must include the name of nominee, name of the person nominating and a short statement (50 words or less) on why this person deserves the award. The 2009 recipient will be announced in July in conjunction with a Telluride Foundation summer board meeting.
For more information on the Telluride Foundation, visit www.telluridefoundation.org.
I am involved in many charities throughout the country and I am especially proud of my association with the Telluride Foundation. Telluride is unique for its unparalleled beauty and preserved historic western heritage as well as the strong sense of community experienced by residents and guests. The Telluride Foundation supports and enriches the people and organizations that represent this wonderful place.
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Founding Co-Chairman