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Citizen Of The Year Nominations To Close
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Riverbank volunteer Richard Boos was selected as Citizen of the Year for 2017, as announced at a Community Awards Banquet at the Community Center last March. Nominations for this year’s award are due on April 1, as are nominations for Youth of the Year. Forms are available on the city’s website,, with the awards to be announced at a Community Banquet on Saturday, April 27. News File Photo

The nomination period to recognize citizens who volunteer their help in the community is ending on Monday, April 1.

The recognition celebrates a tradition of 56 years of volunteers in Riverbank this year, with a banquet scheduled for April 27 at the newly remodeled Community Center. According to city officials, it will be the first use of the center following the completion of the construction work.

Every year the Citizen of the Year Committee seeks new nominations from the community for an individual that has given selflessly of their personal time and talents for the betterment of our Riverbank community. These are individuals that have helped the community achieve outstanding accomplishments and who have impacted the community with their time and works.

Any individual or organization may nominate one candidate by completing the 2018 COY nomination form. Only one person per application will be accepted and no couples or teams can be nominated. Nomination period is open until April 1 at 5 p.m. Applications are available at the City Hall North building or they can be downloaded from the City web site.

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The committee is also looking for Youth of the Year (2018), nominated for similar work in their community, with a similar deadline for applications.

The winners will be announced at the Annual Riverbank community Awards Banquet held on April 27, 2019 with social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.

Dinner tickets for the banquet are available for a cost of $25 per ticket. They can be purchased at City Hall North or from committee members. Also, they are available at the Riverbank Historical Museum on Santa Fe Street in downtown Riverbank during its regular hours of operation. Tickets are not available at the door; they must be purchased in advance.

The Youth of the Year for 2018 will receive a $500 scholarship.

A Business of the Year presentation will be made by the Riverbank Chamber of Commerce.