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Posted on: April 28, 2021

City of Dublin Announces the 2020 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year

At an event broadcast live on Tri-Valley Community Television, the City of Dublin announced its 2020 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year.  The event was held on Wednesday, April 28, and all nominees and Dublin volunteer organizations participated through a Zoom video conference.  

The purpose of the annual Volunteer Recognition Awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin this past year.  The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin's youth in 1st through 12th grade.  Mayor Hernandez also announced the recipients of the Mayor's Award and Mayor's Legacy Award.

Citizen: Michael D'Ambrosio

Young Citizen: Anya Sengupta

Organization: Breaking BEARriers

Mayor's Award: Open Heart Kitchen

Mayor's Legacy Award: Connie Mack

The purpose of the awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin this past year.  The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin's youth in 1st through 12th grade. Nomination criteria for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards are based on the Dublin Integrity In Action’s 10 Characteristics: Responsibility, Respectfulness, Caring, Giving, Positive Attitude, Trustworthiness, Cooperation, Doing One's Best, Honesty, and Self-Discipline.  The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin's youth in 1st - 12th grade.  

The Mayor's Award is a special award that the Mayor presents to someone whom she believes has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Dublin community in the previous calendar year.  The  Mayor's Legacy Award is an award that the Mayor presents to a group or individual to recognize extraordinary, long-term dedication to the Dublin community.

Award recipients will be recognized at the May 18 City Council meeting.  The Organization of the Year will receive a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation will be given to each of the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year's favorite non-profit organization.  Information on each of the award recipients and the other nominees can be found on the City's website - www.dublin.ca.gov/volunteers.

The event wll be rebroadcast throughout the month of May on Tri-Valley Community Television.



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