2016 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year

2016 Volunteer Recognition Awards

 

At its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, held on February 22, 2017, at the Shannon Community Center, the City of Dublin announced its 2016 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year.

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:
  • Caring
  • Cooperation
  • Doing One's Best
  • Giving
  • Honesty
  • Positive Attitude
  • Respectfulness
  • Responsibility
  • Self-Discipline
  • Trustworthiness

2016 Winners
2016 Citizen of the Year
Jean Josey
2016 Organization of the Year
Dublin Lions Club
2016 Young Citizen of the Year
Kevin Hom
Mayor's Award
Richard Boschetti
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
Valerie Barnes
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 7, 2017, City Council meeting.

To read about the other 2016 Volunteer Recognition nominees, please click a name below:
2016 Citizen Nominees
Carol Smart
Katherine Utsumi
2016 Young Citizen Nominees
Madeline Nobida