The City of Dublin has announced the 2018 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year, in addition to the recipients of the Mayor's Award and Mayor's Legacy Award:
Citizen: Joe Washington
Young Citizen: Rhea Mitr
Organization: CityServe of the Tri-Valley
Mayor's Award: Janine Thalblum
Mayor's Legacy Award: Knights of Columbus, Council #7987
The winners were crowned at an evening ceremony on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the Shannon Community Center. The purpose of these awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin this past year. Nomination criteria for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards are based on the Dublin Integrity in Action Program’s 10 Characteristics: Responsibility, Respectfulness, Caring, Giving, Positive Attitude, Trustworthiness, Cooperation, Doing One’s Best, Honesty, and Self-Discipline. The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin’s youth in 1st – 12th grade.
The Mayor’s Award is a special award that the Mayor presents to someone whom he believes has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Dublin community in the previous calendar year. The Mayor’s Legacy Award is an award that the Mayor presents to a group or individual to recognize extraordinary, long-term dedication to the Dublin community.
Award recipients will be recognized at the March 5, 2019, City Council meeting. The Organization of the Year will receive a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation will be given to each of the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year’s favorite non-profit organization.