Announcing the 2023 Lafayette Citizen of the Year!
Lafayette Citizen(s) of the Year Nomination Criteria
Criteria for Lafayette's Citizen of the Year are as follows:
- Must NOT be a current elected or paid member of any City Council or school board.
- Must be a current Lafayette resident.
- Must be someone who has given of their time, money or energy to help make Lafayette a healthy community, where people will want to live, work and shop.
- Must be someone who models excellence in everything they do.
- Must be someone who brings this community together and/or makes us proud to be a member of the community.
Previous recipients: W.B. Ellis, Ralfe Miller, Margaret Bainbridge, Mel Nielsen, John R. Jacques, M.H. Stanley, C.R. Turner, Theron Nelson, William Zion, Stanford White, Jack Hageman, Lou Repetto, Jop Van Overveen, Vern Odegard, Jack Marchant, Donn Black, Charles Franklin, Chris Adams, John Kennedy, Clifford Feiler, James Lloyd, Boardman Moore, Robert Augenthaler, Percy Whitten, Barbara Bupp, Irene Graff, Ed Stokes, Robert Fisher, Ernie Marriner, Ken Clifford, Don Young, Irene Thomas, Ned Robinson, Alice Johnson, Hirsh Morton, Sue Cross, Tom Cleveland, Herb Joyce, Skid Thomas, Su Stauffer, Tom Courtright, Lynn Hiden, Avon Wilson, Bill Wakeman, Richard Holmes, Guy Atwood, Connie & Mike Collier, Judy Garvens, Anne Grodin, Ellen Peterson, Norma Evans, Robert Wood, Mary McCosker, Budd MacKenzie, Kathy Bowles, Ivor Samson, Gwen Watson, Judy Carney, Jeanne Ateljevich, Team Library, Karen Mulvaney, Gayle Uilkema, Greg Moeller, Toni McShane, Marechal Duncan, Tom Steuber, Dick & Robin Holt, Donovan Jenkins, Don Tatzin, Rick and Janet Cronk, William Fraser and Janet Thomas.
ADDITIONAL BLOG ARTICLES
Community Thanksgiving Breakfast
2022: 43rd Annual Community Thanksgiving Breakfast Thursday, November 17, 2022, 7am-8:30am at the Lafayette Veterans Memorial Building We invite everyone! Politicos, non-profits, school representatives, business leaders, community leaders, Rotarians, our Chamber...
City of Lafayette’s New Shop Local Lafayette eCard Program
Shop Local Lafayette eCard Program – Remember to Spend Your Bonus Cards First! Posted by the City of Lafayette 11/4/22 If you have already purchased a Shop Local Lafayette eCard, remember that the Bonus eCard expires and must be used within 90 days of purchase. (This...
Lafayette Res Run for Education
Lafayette Chamber announces Wellness theme for 2022 Lafayette Res Run for Education, “Healthy Mind, Body, Spirit.” 30th Annual Lafayette Res Run for Education – Sunday, October 23, 2022 with a virtual race option October 13-22, 2022. Informational page:...
Board of Directors Update
Lafayette Chamber Board of Directors Update 10/4/22: There will not be Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Board Director’s election this year due to the number of candidates matching the number of open positions along with the Directors at Large offerings therefore,...
Thank you for your participation! From the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano10/5/22 Huge shout out to the Lafayette Chamber for organizing their #BeKind21 food drive for the 3rd year in a row! The Born This Way Foundation hosts #BeKind21 annually, which calls on...