Kim Charlesworth (right) accepts the 2017 Citizen of the Year award from previous winner Helen Jameson. Nominations are now open for the 2018 selection. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nominations open for Nelson’s Citizen of the Year

Recent winners include Kim Charlesworth and Helen Jameson

The Nelson Star is looking for our next Citizen of the Year.

Nominations are open for the annual award, which is co-sponsored by the Star and the Knights of Columbus. The award recognizes a person who has made significant contributions to the community.

The Citizen of the Year award has been handed out in Nelson since 1963. Recent winners include Kim Charlesworth (2017), Helen Jameson (2016) and Susanne Raschdorf (2015).

Nomination forms are available online at nelsonstar.com under the Contests link, on the Star’s Facebook page, and in our newsroom at 91 Baker St.

The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on March 1.

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