Letters of nomination for Chewelah’s Honored Citizen of 2016 will be accepted until Friday, June 3, 2016, by the Chewelah Chamber of Commerce Honored Citizen Committee.
Candidates must be over 18 years of age and live in Chewelah or the immediate surrounding area. Letters should briefly outline the reasons the person is being nominated: community service; developing a special project to improve the community; or a specific segment, as in children, disabled, senior citizens; along with some background information.
The Honored Citizen will serve as Grand Marshal of the Chataqua Parade and be honored at CenterStage during the Chataqua opening ceremonies on Thursday, July 7, at 6 p.m.
The 2016 Honored Citizen will also be added to the plaque on display at the Chamber of Commerce office and will have a brick installed at the Historic Niche at Chewelah’s City Hall.
Letters may be mailed to: Chewelah Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 94, Chewelah, WA 99109, or dropped off at the Chamber office at 401 S. Park St. Suite E.
By Jared Arnold/The Independent Staff