2017 Citizen, Young Citizen & Organization Winners
2017 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year
2017 Volunteer Recognition Awards
At its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, held on February 21, 2018, at the Shannon Community Center, the City of Dublin announced its 2017 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year. To view photos from the event, please visit the 2017 Volunteer Recognition Photo Gallery.
The purpose of the awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin this past year. The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin's youth in 1st through 12th grade. Nomination criteria for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards are based on the Dublin Integrity In Action’s 10 Characteristics:
Georgean Vonheeder-Leopold This is a special award that the Mayor presents to those
whom he believes have worked tirelessly on behalf of the Dublin community in the past year.
Mayor's Legacy Award
Pete Snyder This is a special award that the Mayor presents to
someone to recognize extraordinary, long-term dedication to the Dublin community.
The Organization of the Year received a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation was given to both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year's favorite non-profit organization(s). Additionally, the winners of the Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year will be recognized at the March 6, 2018, City Council meeting.
To read about the other 2017 Volunteer Recognition nominees, please click a name below: