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Morrison Ruritan welcomes Citizen of Year nominations
Mike and Vickie Bouldin were named Morrison Ruritan Citizens of the Year for 2016. Nominations are now being accepted for this years award.
A tradition that has spanned over four decades will continue again this year as Morrison Ruritan is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year Award.Club president Lavell Whitehead says March 4 is the deadline for nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year. The 2016 Citizen of the Year recipients were Michael and Vickie Bouldin.The following guidelines are the basis for selecting the honoree:• Nominations are to be made by the general public• Persons nominated must live in the Morrison area or have some connection, past or present, with the Morrison community• Nominees will be judged on church work, community activities or public service, or a combination of the three.A panel of judges will review the nomination letters and select a recipient. While the primary emphasis will be on the activities of the nominee during the past 12 months, consideration will also be given to contributions made over the years.Mike Holland, who chairs the Citizenship Committee, urges those submitting nominations to take a moment to tell the selection committee why they feel their nominee should be considered.