The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2018 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 the community in the past year or over a longer period of time. Nominees should be past or present Pine Island residents. Pine Island, in this context, is defined as the Pine Island Fire District which includes the hamlets 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 Citizens 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 Citizens Achievement Award winners will be honored at the Chamber’s Annual Social and installation of officers which will be held on Sun., Oct. 28 at a location and time to be determined.
Nominations are due by Fri., Sept. 21 and should be sent to: Selection Committee, PICOC, P.O. Box 354, Pine Island, NY 10969.