The Dixon Chamber of Commerce & Main Street and the Telegraph are seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year and for 4 under 40 honorees.
The Citizen of the Year (COY) is an individual who has demonstrated enormous contributions to our community. A person who is nominated should show strong leadership, involvement in social, cultural, and/or the educational advancement of others. The COY should be someone who has a willingness to serve others with a vision and purpose with no need for personal gain. The COY should be a role model for others, both future, and present generations.
4 Under 40 candidates must be 39 years of age or younger as of December 31st, 2018 and live or work in the immediate Dixon area. Candidates will be judged on their outstanding career achievements and local community impact. Traits to be considered include career achievements, special awards, and recognition, community involvement, volunteerism and community service leadership skills. Ideal candidates will have distinguished themselves in their professional field or organization, are engaged citizens, and provide leadership by volunteering their time and talents to community groups and causes.
Recipients will be announced at the Best of Dixon Awards ceremony on February 8th at the Post House Ballroom.