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"TBD"  2023 Citizen Awards


Here is your opportunity to recognize residents and groups in the City of Black Diamond who makes our community a better place to live. People, Groups, Civil Servants, and Businesses nominated must be located in and/or serve the City of Black Diamond.


Not all awards are presented each year.


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

Citizen Award Timeline

Application deadline, Monday, August 7th at 6 pm

Award candidates and/or nominators will be notified of the decision by Friday, August 18th

Winners will be announced at the Labor Day event, Sunday, September 3rd @ 2 pm on the BD playfield Winners will ride in a special car in the Labor Day Parade on Monday, September 4th @ 10 am

I nominate the person or group below for the following award:

           Lifetime Commitment—an individual giving 30+ years of volunteer service to better the BD community

           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 youth or adult non-profit group that did something significant for BD residents

           Individual Community Service—an individual who did significant community service for the BD community

           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



Nominee Information:


Name of Nominee__________________________________________________________________


Phone number____________________________________Email_________________________________________________________________

Nominator Information:


Phone number____________________________________Email_________________________________________________________________



Mail form:                  BDLD Committee—Attention Citizenship Awards, PO Box 716, Black Diamond, WA 98010

Email form:      

Online submission: 

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

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