Chamber seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year

SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2009 "Citizen of the Year." Established in 1975, this award honors an area resident who has made a significant and sustained contribution to the quality of life in Saranac Lake. A list of previous recipients is available at the chamber.

Nominations should include a brief statement describing why the nominee is deserving of the honor, and they should be signed by the person submitting the nomination. Send letters to "Citizen of the Year," Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, 39 Main St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983, or fax them to 891-7042. Nominations must be received by Tuesday, May 19.

The 2009 Citizen of the Year will be announced at the chamber's annual dinner June 18, as well as the chamber's Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. The event will be held at the Adirondack Resort & Retreat at Hohmeyer's Lodge on Lake Clear. Price to attend the event is $40 per person.

For more information, contact the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 891-1990 or by e-mail at info@saranaclake.com.

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