Citizen of the Year Nominations

 
Moorestown’s Citizen of the Year Award is announced annually by the Moorestown Service Clubs Council, which consists of the Rotary Lunch and Breakfast Clubs, The Lions Club and the Y Service Club. All four Clubs take great pride in enhancing the quality of life in Moorestown by contributing various community service projects within the town and encouraging others do to the same. To foster these ideals The Service Clubs Council has since 1954 solicited nominations town wide and selected an individual each year who “is a Moorestown resident and has through varied voluntary community service activities significantly contributed to the quality of life of both our community and its citizens.”
This is your opportunity to nominate a person of your choice who should be honored with the 2016 Moorestown Citizen of the Year Award.
Please contact Keith Omlor for a nomination form and submit your nomination in either hard copy to: Service Club Council, attn. Keith Omlor, Vice-Chair SSC, Community House, 16 E. Main Street, Moorestown, N.J. 08057 or in electronic format to: rkomlor@comcast.net.
All nominations must be submitted to the Service Club Council by Dec. 1. The council will announce their selection in January and there will be a Citizen of the Year celebration in the Moorestown Community House on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016.
Factors to be considered for nomination are:
  • Although service activities are not geographically limited to Moorestown, the nominee must be or have been a resident of the Moorestown Township;
  • Community service through individial volunteer effort and/or participation in group activites, unrelated to nominee’s employment;
  • Contributions through public service (elective or appointed positions at the local county, state or federal levels);
  • Multiple and varied volunteer efforts, including services which help bring our community and its citizens closer together;
  • Honors, awards and citations which bring recognition to the nominee and community for his or her contributions.
 
Moorestown Service Club Council
Nomination for “CITIZEN OF THE YEAR” AWARD 2016
 
The Citizen of the Year Award recognizes a Moorestown resident, who, through varied voluntary community service activities, has significantly contributed to the quality of life of both our community and its citizens.
Net proceeds from the award dinners are used to support local organizations.  In past years funds have been allocated to Moorestown High School for a “Good Citizen” scholarship, Lenola Emergency Unit for resuscitation dolls, Friends of the Moorestown Library and the Moorestown Community House.
 
NAME OF NOMINEE:_______________________________________________________
Home Address:          __________________________        Home Phone: _________________
Employer Address:    __________________________        Work Phone: _________________
Type of Business:      __________________________        Position:         _________________
Please provide detailed Reasons for Nomination on the other side of this form.
Name of Nominator: ________________________________________________________
Address:                     ________________________________________________________
Work Phone:             __________________________        Home Phone: __________________
 
Signature of Nominator: ____________________________________
 
Return completed form to:
Hard Copy                                                     or                                E-Mail pdf attachment to:
Community House                                                                                 
16 E. Main Street                                                                                                rkomlor@comcast.net
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Attn:  Keith Omlor, Chair SCC 2016
 
 
 
PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE MOORESTOWN “CITIZEN OF THE YEAR” AWARD
 
 
1954 Percy B. Lovell             1969 W. Harper Jefferis          1985 Louis R. Matlack          2001 Lynnan B. Ware &
1955 James McChesney &     1970 Irving Hollingshead    1986 Lindley Gardiner                   John S. Makel
         Chester L. Regan             1971 Alphonse Zastavny      1987 David Constantine       2002 Barbara A. Rich    
1956 William Avery               1972 Winston E. Parker        1988 James E. Palmer              2003 Margaret W. Ingersoll
1957 Dr. S. Emlen Stokes      1973 C. William Haines, Sr. 1989 Harold Wright               2004 Gregory Newcomer
1958 Jonathan W. Powell     1974 Harold Smith                                    1990 Blasé A Ravikio            2005 Peter R. Thorndike
1959 James M. Conroy           1975 William A. Angus Jr.   1991 C.B. Shingleton, Jr.       2006 Stephen T. Smith
1960 Mary Peacock                                  1976 William C. Coles, Jr.     1992 Harry Koons                                    2007 John M. Coles
1961 Mabel D’Olier               1977 John B. Stokes               1993 Bob Shepherd                                  2008 Gina T. Zegal
1962 E.B. Forsythe                                   1978 Henry C. DeNyse, Jr.    1994 Mary Wells                     2009 Ann Baiada
1963 E.B. Nichols                                     1979 William W. Allen III    1995 Katherine T. Haupt       2010 Jack & Micki Ginsberg
1964 Charles Lott                   1980 R.T. “Rex” Teague        1996 Walter L. Evans            2011 David Schill
1965 Wilbert S. Carney         1981 H. Douglas Lewis        1997 Wm. F. Newborg           2012 Douglas H. Sell
1966 no award given              1982 Edwin Plasket                                 1998 Walter T. Maahs            2013 William A VanFossen III
1967 William G. Niven         1983 Robert P. Norwood      1999 John L. Hall                    2014 William Merriken
1968 John W. Thatcher          1984 Boyce M. Adams           2000 W.E. Armstead, Jr.         2015 Milton McFalls            
 
 
FACTORS IN CONSIDERING NOMINEES FOR “CITIZEN OF THE YEAR”
 
  • Although service activities are not geographically limited to Moorestown, nominee must be or have been a resident of the township.
  • Community service through individial volunteer effort and/or participation in group activites, unrelated to nominee’s employment. 
  • Contributions through public service (elective or appointed positions at the local county, state or federal levels).
  • Multiple and varied volunteer efforts, including services which help bring our community and its citizens closer together. 
  • Honors, awards and citations which bring recognition to the nominee and community for his or her contributions.
 
REASONS FOR NOMINATION (Please provide details - use additional sheets as necessary)