The Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo is again sponsoring the “Mukilteo Citizen of the Year” award bestowed to an outstanding, community-minded resident. Mukilteo is honored to have many people who sacrifice their time and talents for the betterment of the community. Civic-minded citizens who work tirelessly on the community’s behalf. Selecting just one from the entire field is a challenge. Nevertheless, every year- prior to the annual Lighthouse Festival, citizens are asked to nominate their choices for Citizen of the Year.
It is a long running tradition that goes back to 1970 when George Losvar & David Burklund were recognized as the Mukilteo Citizens of the Year. Most would say, just being nominated is an honor, but to receive the community recognition and show of appreciation and gratitude is truly humbling.
The Citizen of the Year committee is comprised of past honorees, who are currently seeking nominations for the 2023 Citizen of the Year. Nominations can include any person, volunteer or professional who contributes to the betterment of Mukilteo. Nominees must be citizens of the City of Mukilteo, no paid promotors of the city or elected officials. And no self-nominations, please.
The deadline is Friday, June 9th.
The committee will meet to review and discuss the nominations received. Each member will base his or her decision based upon contributions to the community through school, church, business, civic organization or other means. This is not a popularity contest but rather someone who has made a lasting impact on Mukilteo.
The nomination form can be found in the Mukilteo Beacon and on the Mukilteo Kiwanis, Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce and City of Mukilteo websites. Please submit the nomination form along with a letter explaining why you think your nominee should be the next Mukilteo Citizen of the Year.
The Mukilteo Kiwanis is once again sponsoring the award but wants to remind everyone that this is not a Kiwanis Award.
Nominations can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Citizen of the Year c/o Mukilteo Kiwanis. POB 1553, Mukilteo WA. 98275