Nisswa Chamber accepting Citizen of Year nominations
The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce has recognized 29 outstanding individuals as Nisswa Citizen of the Year for their contributions to the community. The Nisswa Chamber is currently accepting nominations for the award. Nominees should be outstanding s...
The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce has recognized 29 outstanding individuals as Nisswa Citizen of the Year for their contributions to the community.
The Nisswa Chamber is currently accepting nominations for the 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 Monday, April 23. This letter should reveal the core reasons suggesting a particular nominee be selected as this year's winner.
The writer must also submit his/her own address and telephone number, should more information be requested on behalf of the nominee. Letters and contact information should be mailed to the 2018 Nisswa Citizen of the Year Selection Committee, Nisswa Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 185, Nisswa, MN 56468.
The winner will be selected by a committee consisting of three past Citizen of the Year winners and two Nisswa Chamber Board members. The 2018 Nisswa Citizen of the Year will be recognized at the Nisswa Chamber Spring Membership Dinner on Thursday, May 17, at Arrowwood Lodge, Baxter.
Previous Nisswa Citizens of the Year include: Lynn Fairbanks 2016-17, Mike Burns 2015, Ted Dullum 2014, Debra Cruz 2013, John and Cindy Terwilliger 2012, Penny Stumvoll 2011, Teresa Faust 2010, Ted Schaefer 2009, Richard Geike 2008, Mark Ulm 2007, Lenny Hodgson 2006, George Holtan 2005, Wendell "Del" Draves 2004, Robert "Bob" Holland 2003, Dick Carlson 2002, Ingrid Anderson 2001, Harold Kraus 2000, Jerry and Ruth Peltier 1999, Mark Ronnei 1998, Bernice Hinkie 1997, Bob Sheplee 1996, Terry McGaughey 1995, Jack Warden 1994, Marv Koep 1993, Howard Wallentine 1992, Bob Hurst 1991, Dick Cook 1990, Jim Dullum 1989, and Scott Mike Thurlow 1988.