Citizen of the year

Nominations for Citizen of the Year 2013 are now open in the Lakes District.

Nominations for Citizen of the Year 2013 are now open in the Lakes District. This prestigious award is presented annually to residents of the Lakes District who have dedicated themselves to volunteerism in their community.

The award is named for the late William Konkin, long time school principal in Burns Lake, who, together with his elementary school service club, started the award in 1973. So don’t miss this opportunity to honour someone you believe has served the Lakes District well over the past year or several years, by nominating them for this award. Nomination forms are available all over Burns Lake at local schools, banks, and businesses.  Fill one out and send it to: Citizen of the Year Committee, Box 961, Burns Lake, B.C., V0J 1E0

If you can’t find a nomination form, a hand written signed letter will be accepted. Nominations close March 1st, 2014. For more information, please phone chairperson, Doug Campbell at 250-692-7300.


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