Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Citizen of the Year Awards! The Citizen of the Year Awards, created by Cobb County civic clubs and co-sponsored by the Cobb Chamber Area Councils and Cobb County business associations, are presented to extraordinary individuals for the work they have done in Cobb County and whose impact through the years will be recognized and regarded as a role model.

Qualified candidates should demonstrate definable, exceptional deeds that showcase a dedication to making Cobb County or one of its areas a better place to live, work and play. Nominees may have a history of impacting the community, in addition to notable contributions made throughout the course of this year. The individual should be extremely active and handson in a Cobb County community and should be easily considered a role model.

Awards are given to deserving individuals based on local area nominations in the following areas: Acworth, East Cobb, Kennesaw, Marietta, Smyrna, South Cobb and West Cobb. All nominations must be submitted by Friday, October 13.

For more information, contact Ashley Warner at [email protected] or 770-859-2346.