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Nominations sought for Poultney’s Citizen of the Year

POULTNEY—Do you know a Poultney citizen who goes above and beyond the call of duty to enrich the Poultney community in sharing his or her time and talents to it?

Residents are invited to submit their nomination for their ideal Poultney citizen for the 2017 Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award.

Presented annually since 1990, the Citizen of the Year award honors a resident citizen who has made major contributions to the betterment of Poultney; has distinguished himself or herself through outstanding service to the community; and who typifies the true spirit of service and self-sacrifice in representing the finest ideals of Poultney citizenship.

The 2017 Citizen of the Year will be recognized at a Chamber of Commerce reception, which all are welcome to attend.

Nominations are accepted in letter format only. They should state the name, address and phone number of the citizen nominee, include a biographical sketch of the nominee and provide supporting testimonials.

Nomination letters should also include name, address and phone number of the person submitting, in case the Chamber’s Citizen of the Year Committee need additional information about the nominee.

Recipients are eligible to receive the award one time.

Submission of nominations must be received no later than Friday, Aug. 4. They should be mailed by U. S. Mail (not emailed) to “PACC Citizen of the Year,” c/o Cartref Taid (Grandfather’s House), 60 Norton Ave., Poultney, VT 05764-1029.

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