The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year. Letters of nomination should include the candidate’s name and a description of his or her credentials. The primary criterion for nomination should be service to his or her community in the past year or over a longer period. Nominees should have made a significant contribution to the Pine Island community. Pine Island, in this context, is defined as the Pine Island Fire District, which includes the Hamlet of Pine Island, Amity, Little York, and Pulaski Highway to Quaker Creek.
The Chamber is also seeking the nomination of outstanding youths to be recipients of the Young Citizen’s Achievement Award. Candidates should be high school students who have served their community as volunteers while maintaining good academic grades.
Both the Citizen of the Year and the Young Citizen’s Achievement Award winners will be honored at the Chamber’s Annual Social and installation of officers to be held on Sun., Oct. 29 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. at the Landmark Inn, located at 526 Rte. 94 N. in Warwick. Nominations are due by Fri., Sept. 22 and should be mailed sent Selection Committee, PICOC, P.O. Box 354, Pine Island, NY 10969.