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  • Citizen of the Year Awards

    The Citizen of the Year Awards is a special event that recognizes people or organizations for their outstanding volunteerism and commitment to the community. The Citizen of the Year Awards will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. To be held at the Masonic Hall, 700 Masonic Street, Martinez. 

    To nominate an individual for an award, please fill out the form below OR write a letter stating why you believe the person deserves the award. The more information that you provide gives your nominee a better chance of being an awardee! Your contact information and nominees contact information including address and telephone number on the letter is required for the nomination to be accepted. Please see award categories and guidelines below. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 1, 2019.  

    Email letters to Julie@martinezchamber.com or mail to: Martinez Chamber of Commerce, 603 Marina Vista Avenue, Martinez, CA 94553 

    RSVP required. Tickets are $55 per person or $500 for a table of ten (10). The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, April 8, 2019. To purchase tickets please contact the Martinez Chamber of Commerce at (925) 228-2345 or email Julie@martinezchamber.com. 

  • Congratulations to the 2017 Citizen of the Year Awards Recipients
    • Paul Kraintz, Man of the Year
    • Laura Philpot, Woman of the Year
    • Alan Kobylik, Young Man of the Year
    • Juliet Stephenson, Young Woman of the Year
    • Crystal Castaneda, Educators of the Year
    • Lynda Kilday, Lifetime Achievement
    • Elizabeth Ginocchio, Service Without Borders
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  • Award Categories

    Lifetime Achievement Award

    The recipient of this award is an individual who has given volunteer community service to the Martinez Community as a whole as well as recognized for work in other communities that the recipient has been involved.

    The recipient of this award will be judged upon the quality and quantity of volunteer service and work provided throughout their lifetime.

    The recipient of this award will be judged as a “well rounded” individual, as well as, a significant contributing member of our community, (i.e. business, religious, educational, etc.)

    Woman & Man of the Year

    The recipient of this award will be someone who has given volunteer community service to the Martinez Community as a whole.

    The recipient of this award will be judged upon the quality and quantity of volunteer service and work provided to our community during the past year.

    The recipient of this award will be judged as a “well rounded” individual, as well as, a significant contributing member of our community, (i.e. business, religious, educational, etc.)

    Young Woman & Young Man of the Year

    The recipient of this award will be judged as a “well rounded” individual, as well as a significantly contributing member of our community. (i.e. Religious, Educational, Athletic, School Activities, Musical, Environmental, Social Responsibility, etc.)  The selection committee will use the same guidelines as above when judging the Young Woman and Young Man of the Year nominees.

    Service Without Borders

    The recipient of this award is one individual who does not live in Martinez and has given volunteer service to the Martinez Community as a whole.

    The recipient of this award will be judged upon the quality and quantity of volunteer service and work provided throughout their lifetime.

    Educator/Teacher of the Year

    The recipient of this award is an individual who must be an educator or teacher in the Martinez Unified School District or a Mt. Diablo School District serving Martinez residents. This person does not have to live in Martinez, but must work in one of the two school districts.

     

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