Group seeks nominations for Citizen Patriot Award

IRON MOUNTAIN – The local area Christian Women’s Connection chapter is seeking nominations for the 2013 “Citizen Patriot.”

“We are requesting nominations for a veteran, active duty, or retired, from Dickinson County and the surrounding area, representing the required criterion of exemplary ‘Love, honor, and service; for God, country, and community'” said Patsy Norton, local chair.

Anyone interested in submitting a nomination should include information about the nominee’s military history, along with church, and community organizations/participation by Sept. 15.

The recipient will be presented the award on Oct. 10, at the fourth annual Military Appreciation Extravaganza held at Pine Grove Country Club in Iron Mountain.

Previous recipients bestowed the honor have been Chaplain David Anderson, Bernard (Bernie) Raymond, and last year’s recipient, Art Mitchell.

All nominations should be sent to: Citizen Patriot Award, 333 Riverhills Rd. Kingsford, Mi 49802.