Deadline for 2023 Citizen of Year award nominations extended to April 19

The Edmonds Kiwanis Club is accepting nominations of outstanding Edmonds residents for the 30th Annual Edmonds Citizen of the Year award. The deadline to nominate has been extended to April 19.

Nominees should be a citizen active in civic affairs, community activities and/or business pursuits. It is open to individuals as volunteers or professionals in the line of duty.

Award nominations, welcomed from individuals or groups, must be postmarked by April 19, 2024. Nominate someone in the community for their good works in 2023 or before.

Guidelines for selection are:
• To give primacy to the human and spiritual rather than the material values of life.
• To encourage the daily living of the golden rule in all human relationships.
• To promote the adoption and application of higher social, business and professional standards.
• To develop by precept and example a more intelligent, aggressive and serviceable citizenship.
• To provide a practical means to form enduring friendships, render altruistic service and build better communities.
• To cooperate in creating and maintaining the sound public opinion and idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and goodwill.

The Kiwanis Club of Edmonds will select a winner from the nominations submitted by citizens at large. Nominations are requested from individuals or groups in Edmonds, who complete the nomination form provided. You can find the form online here. Nominations should be sent to: Kiwanis, P.O. Box 221, Edmonds, WA 98020, and must be postmarked on or before April 19.

The Edmonds Citizen of the Year will be honored at an Edmonds Chamber of Commerce luncheon, with time and date to be determined, and ride in the Edmonds 4th of July parade.

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