Nominations open for Citizen of the Year

It is time to nominate that individual you would like to be named Coweta Citizen of the Year for 2014.

The Selection Committee is ready to receive applications for this prestigious title in written form.

The public is encouraged to nominate individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership and citizenship within the community, as well as those who have demonstrated exemplary vision, civic pride and a strong commitment to a better Coweta.

Nominees should live in Coweta County and his/her activities should be centered in Coweta County and the surrounding area. Selection will be based upon leadership and performance in multiple areas of community service over a period of years.

Nominees may be individuals from any walk of life, and there are no requirements or restrictions relating to gender, age, race, religion or ethnic origin.

Nomination information and the application forms are available at the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, 23 Bullsboro Drive, 770-253-2270, and on the Chamber’s website at www.newnancowetachamber.org .

Nominations must be returned to the Chamber by Jan. 10 via mail, email – info@newnancowetachamber.org or fax – 770-253-2271.

The 2014 Citizen of the Year Gala Reception is planned for Feb. 7 at the Coweta County Fairgrounds at 275 Pine Road. The event is being hosted by the four Kiwanis Clubs in Coweta County, including Newnan, White Oak Golden K, Coweta County and Grantville.

Tickets are $25 for a Gala Dinner Buffet beginning at 6:30 p.m., with an opportunity to greet all of the nominees preceding the grand announcement of Coweta's 2014 Citizen of the Year. To purchase a table for eight guests, for $200, call 770-253-7147. Table seating may be purchased until Jan. 24.

Individual tickets may be purchased at the Chamber office, SouthTowne Motors on Bullsboro Drive and from any Coweta County Kiwanis Club as well as select businesses in downtown Newnan. Individual tickets may be purchased through Jan. 31.



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