It’s that time of year again when our committee begins its search for a very special man or woman who has given of themselves to make Darien a “Nice Place to Live!” The Citizen of the Year Committee is accepting nominations for the 2012 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR. If you know of a person who goes “above and beyond the call of duty”…is always there when someone needs a hand…and who has contributed to make Darien a special place, please write a letter to our committee or fill out one of our official nomination forms that can be found any time during the year at City Hall or at the Indian Prairie Library. Nominations may also be submitted electronically at www.darien.il.us. A nominee must be a resident of Darien and cannot currently be an elected official. Please send your nomination to: Citizen of the Year Committee, 1702 Plainfield Road, Darien IL 60561. The deadline for nominations is January 7, 2012. If you have already nominated someone in the past, that nomination is still valid for consideration; however, we would appreciate it if you would update any pertinent information.
The annual Citizen of the Year dinner/dance will be held on March 24, 2012 at Alpine Banquets in Darien. Tickets can be purchased at City Hall after February 1st, 2012 For more information please call City Hall at 630-353-8102.