The search is on for Vernon’s Good Citizen.
Junior Chamber International is taking nominations for the 2013 Good Citizen of the Year until Jan. 20.
“This award is given annually to celebrate and recognize an individual’s efforts and contributions to our community,” said Alora McGrandle, with JCI Vernon.
Nominations can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off at Okanagan Restoration Services (6236 Pleasant Valley Rd.), the Schubert Centre or the Electric Paper Company (3105A 31st Ave.).
All nominations must include letters describing why the person being nominated should receive the award, their contributions and the nominator’s contact information.
The recipient will be surprised with the award during the week of Jan. 27 and they will take part in the Vernon Winter Carnival parade Feb. 8.
The award will be officially given out at Winter Break-Out Feb. 5.
For more information, contact McGrandle at 250-938-1905 or Jason Gunnlaugsen at 250-307-6681.