Citizen of the Year
Service above Self, Rotary International’s motto, demonstrates an individuals desire to put the needs of others above his or her own desires. The Rotary Club of Charlottesville Citizen of the Year Award is given in recognition of a non-Rotarian living in Charlottesville or the surrounding area who exemplifies our values in his or her personal and professional life. We wish to honor those who significantly contribute to improving his or her community, whether this means local, national, or international contributions.
To be considered for the award, all nominees must fit the following criteria:
- Exemplifies “Service Above Self” in his or her personal and professional life
- Contributed significantly to improving the quality of life in his or her community
- Demonstrated leadership on a community issue resulting in the enhancement of community life
- Has given freely of their time and energy for community betterment