Nominations open for Chamber's Citizen of the Year awards


The Fort Stockton Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year Award. Nomination forms are available at the chamber's office, 1000 N. Railroad Ave.

Nominations must be received by Friday, Feb. 15.

The awards will be presented at the chambers 75th awards banquet on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Pecos County Civic Center. Tickets for the dinner go on sale Thursday, Jan. 31 and cost $25 per person or $225 for tables of 10.

Awards are given to one male and one female winner. The award recognizes not only the nominee’s commitment to the community and participation in all-round community activities and civic enterprises, but also on evidence of personal and business progress and cooperation with individuals and civic organizations.

An anonymous committee will be selected to judge each nominee’s achievements and the nature of service to the community and to pick the most outstanding and deserving nominees.