Everyone Matters in Black Diamond
2023 Citizen Awards
Now is the time to recognize residents and groups within the City of Black Diamond who has selflessly served our community and made it a better place to live. People, groups, civil servants, and businesses nominated must live/be located in and/or serve the City of Black Diamond.
Not all awards are presented each year.
Lifetime Commitment - an individual giving 30+ years of volunteer service
Citizen of the year - An individual who provided outstanding service to better BD in the past year
Civil Servant of the Year - an elected official or city employee who did an outstanding job serving BD residents
Community Service Group - a non-profit group that did something significant for BD
Individual Community Service - an individual who did significant community service for BD
Business Owner of the Year - a BD business that supported BD residents in significant and varied ways
Hometown Hero - a person who provided selfless aid to others
Make your Case
On a separate piece of paper, tell us why your nominee is worthy of the above award. Attach additional page(s) or letters of support to further illustrate why this nominee should be recognized with a BD Citizenship Award. Print or type your response and submit it with the form.
Citizen Award Timeline
Application deadline, Deadline is the First Friday of August.
Nominations received after the deadline will not be considered.
Award Winners will be notified of the decision by the Third Friday in August.
Winners will be announced at the Labor Day Festival on Sunday.
Winners will ride in Dignitary cars in the Parade on Labor Day.
How to submit
Mail form: BDLD Committee—BOLD Committee, Citizenship Awards, PO Box 716, Black Diamond, WA 98010
Email form: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online submission: https://forms.gle/sDQMg5BaPtSbvj78A
The Fine Print: Participation as a nominee or a nominator gives BDLD Committee permission to use your name and related photos in promotional materials, including, but not limited to, the BDLD website, Facebook page, press releases, and the published program.
Past Citizens of the Year
1959 ~ J. Babb
1960 ~ H.L. Botts
1961 ~ A.S. Davis
1962 ~ George Eipper
1963 ~ Jules Dal Santo
1964 ~ Frank Gingrich
1965 ~ John Dodd
1966 ~ Frank & Tom Zumek
1967 ~ Muriel Wing
1968 ~ G. Fredrickson
1969 ~ Vic Weston
1970 ~ Joe Dal Santo
1971 ~ Francis Pitman
1972 ~ Evan Morris
1973 ~ Joe Androskco
1974 ~ BD Fire Dept
1975 ~ Chuck Caponi
1976 ~ Frank Gingrich
1977 ~ Leo Merlini
1978 ~ BD Eagles
1979~ Sue Caponi
1980 ~ Bonnie Doncker
1981 ~ Archie Eltz
1982 ~ Vivan Petchnick