PHONE: 250-991-7477
FAX: 250-991-7496
February 9, 2015
2014 Quesnel Volunteer Citizen of the Year Call for Nominations
An open letter to all Quesnel and area service clubs, groups, organizations and all who benefit
from the value of volunteers.
Both the City of Quesnel and the Quesnel Cariboo Observer, as co-sponsors of the Annual Quesnel
Volunteer Citizen of the Year award, recognize and appreciate the efforts of the many who so
willingly give of their time and talents to contribute to Quesnel’s enviable community spirit and
We ask that your group or individual members consider submitting a nomination for the 2014
Quesnel Volunteer Citizen of the Year. A nominee does not need to be a member of your group. In
fact, we encourage you to look to the community at large. Please note that nominees must
consent in writing to being nominated and that two people are required to make the nomination.
Attached to this letter is a list of the 34 past Volunteer Citizens of the Year, each selected from their
peers, by their peers, on the basis of their voluntary contributions to our community. A nomination
form is also attached and is available at www.quesnel.ca or at City Hall. We ask that you please
submit your nomination by 4:00 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015 by dropping it off at the front desk
of City Hall or to the Quesnel Cariboo Observer, faxing to 250-991-7496 or emailing to
[email protected]
This years’ 35th annual Dinner and Awards event will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion Hall on
Tuesday, April 21st to coincide with Canada’s National Volunteer Week. Tickets for the banquet will
be made available for sale at Quesnel City Hall.
Please consider nominating a worthy Quesnel Volunteer Citizen of the Year from your group or
from the community at large. We look forward to receiving your nomination as we select our 34th
Quesnel Volunteer Citizen of the Year. If you require further information, please contact Rhya
Hartley at [email protected] (250-991-7477) or Ron Silver at [email protected]
Yours truly,
Mayor Bob Simpson
Councillor Ron Paull [Chair]
Quesnel Volunteer Citizen of the Year Committee