Saranac Lake chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominations

SARANAC LAKE — In planning for its 98th Annual Dinner, the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is requesting nominations from its members and the community for the Don Duso Citizen of the Year.

The award, which will be presented at the Annual Dinner on June 19, will go to a community member who has shown significant contribution to the community of Saranac Lake and its surrounding areas. The chamber of commerce will accept nominations for the award until June 6.

Nominations must identify how the citizen meets the following criteria:

¯ outstanding service to the community

¯ significant and sustained contribution to the quality of life in the area

¯ exemplifies Saranac Lake’s community spirit.

The public may submit nomination essays to 39 Main St., Suite 2, Saranac Lake, NY 12983, or director@slareachamber.org.

A committee of past Citizen of the Year recipients will review the nominations and announce the winner at this year’s annual dinner. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at the Welcome Center inside front door of the Harrietstown Town Hall, 39 Main St., over the phone by calling 518-891-1990 or at slareachamber.com/events. A portion of the proceeds will go to the chamber’s high school scholarship fund.

The Annual Dinner will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center.