Nisswa Citizen of Year nominees sought

The Chamber is currently accepting nominations for the 2021 award.


The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce has recognized 33 outstanding individuals as Nisswa Citizen of the Year for their contributions to the community.

The Chamber is currently accepting nominations for the 2021 award. Nominees should be outstanding servants of Nisswa, demonstrating passion and commitment toward the betterment of their community. Those nominated do not need to be chamber members, nor do they need to be citizens of Nisswa. Summer residents qualify.

Those interested in nominating a candidate should submit a written letter, postmarked no later than Friday, April 9, or emailed/dropped off by Tuesday, April 13.

The letter should reveal the core reasons suggesting a particular nominee be selected as this year’s winner.

The writer must also submit their own address and telephone number, should more information be requested on behalf of the nominee. Letters and contact information should be mailed to the 2021 Nisswa Citizen of the Year Selection Committee, Nisswa Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 185, Nisswa, MN 56468. Letters can also be emailed to info@nisswa,com, or dropped off at our office during business hours.


The winner will be selected by a committee consisting of three past Citizen of the Year winners and two Nisswa Chamber Board members. The 2021 Nisswa Citizen of the Year will be recognized at the Nisswa Chamber Membership Dinner.

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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