Search begins for good citizen

The search is on for Greater Vernon’s good citizen.

The search is on for Greater Vernon’s good citizen.

Junior Chamber International is now accepting nominations for Vernon’s 2011 Good Citizen of the Year.

“This award is given annually to celebrate and recognize an individual’s efforts in, and contributions to, our community,” said Laura Code, Good Citizen committee chairperson.

Nominations can be e-mailed to or dropped off at Illusions Hair & Body (7-2601 Highway 6 by Tim Hortons) or Sierra Water Treatment (2001 48th Ave.).

“The committee is asking that all nominations include a letter describing why the person you’re nominating should receive this award and their contributions, as well as the nominator’s contact information,” said Code.

The nomination deadline is Jan. 9.

The recipient will be surprised with the award during the week of Jan. 23.

“JCI Vernon will proudly escort the recipient in the 2012 Winter Carnival parade Feb. 4,” said Code.

“The award will be officially given out at the Winter Break-Out Feb. 7.”

For more information about the award, call Code at 250-308-8283.



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