The nomination period for the City of Dublin's 2017 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year Awards ends Friday, January 19, at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms may be completed on the City's website.
The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin in 2017. The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of a Dublin youth in the 1st – 12th grade.
Nominations for the awards are based on five established criteria: the Dublin Integrity in Action’s ten characteristics (i.e. Responsibility, Respectfulness, Caring, Giving, Positive Attitude, Trustworthiness, Cooperation, Doing One’s Best, Honesty, and Self-Discipline); originality and uniqueness of the activity/project; overall relevance and importance to the Dublin community; time and effort spent; and challenge(s) in accomplishing the activity/project.
All nominees will be recognized at the Volunteer Recognition Event to be held at the Shannon Community Center on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, where the winners will be announced. The Organization of the Year will receive a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation will be given to each of the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year’s favorite non-profit organization.
Nominations can be completed online at the City’s website, www.dublin.ca.gov/vre, or by calling the City Manager’s Office at (925) 833-6650.