Search begins for Citizen of the Year

The search is now on for the 2013 Montrose Citizen of the Year, with nominations now being invited by organisers Montrose Rotary Club.

The club presents the award annually to someone from the town or surrounding area who the public feels deserves greater recognition for their outstanding contribution to the community.

The nominee’s achievements could be sporting, cultural, civic or charity-related, anything that has benefited or been good for the community.

It might be someone who has worked tirelessly for others, who has done particularly well in their chosen field of work, sport or leisure, or someone who has proved to be an ideal ambassador for the town through their work or achievements.

The award is well established as one of the most prestigious in the town, more so because its recipient has been nominated by his or her fellow citizens. The achievement is recorded on an engraved shield and with a cheque for their nominated charity.

Written nominations can be made easily by briefly describing the reasons for nominating a particular person and adding your own name, address and telephone number.

If the person nominated is under 18, their age should be include. Entries can be posted or handed in to The Rotary Club of Montrose, Citizen of the Year Award, c/o George Hotel, George Street, Montrose by the end of May, after which the Rotary Club will select the winning citizen.