2014 Citizen, Young Citizen and Organization of the Year

2014 Volunteer Recognition Awards
At its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, held on February 18, 2015, at the Shannon Community Center, the City of Dublin announced its 2014 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.  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
The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin’s youth in 1st through 12th grade.

2014 Winners
The 2014 winners are:
  • 2014 Organization of the Year
     Easter Seals Kaleidoscope
  • 2014 Citizen of the Year
     Erik Bertelson
  • 2014 Young Citizen of the Year
     Sophia Bafaiz
  • Mayor's Award - Brad and Shari Jackman - This is a special award that the Mayor presents to someone whom he believes has worked tirelessly on behalf of 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 were recognized at a City Council Meeting.

To read about the 2014 Volunteer Recognition nominees, please click a name below: