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Renton Citizen of the Year Nomination Forms Available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 20, 2007

For more information contact:
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director, 425-430-6569
Angela J. Kolczynski, Director of Communications & Events, Renton Chamber of Commerce  425-226-4560

RENTON--Do you know someone who promotes and supports Renton? Someone who is dedicated to making the Renton community a great place to live, work, play, and learn? Here is your chance to recognize that special person for their commitment to Renton. Nominations for the 2007 Renton Citizen of the Year program are being accepted through August 31. Nomination forms are available at the Renton Chamber of Commerce and other community buildings, or you can download an application on-line by visiting the Spotlight section of the City's website at www.rentonwa.gov. People who demonstrate traits of an Outstanding Citizen have served Renton beyond the call of duty; have demonstrated character, commitment and community service in several areas of interest; contributed his/her talents in helping others; and demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities.

Renton’s Citizen of the Year program is sponsored by the Renton Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club of Renton, and the City of Renton. Nomination forms will be reviewed by a selection committee who will choose two Outstanding Citizens and one Citizen of the Year to be honored at a special awards banquet on October 18, 2007 at the Renton Senior Activity Center. For more information and reservations, visit www.GoRenton.com or call 425-226-4560.