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Citizen of the Year

Emerging Citizen of the Year

The West Des Moines Chamber and the city of West Des Moines annually recognize a West Des Moines resident or business professional for Citizen of the Year in addition to honoring an Emerging Citizen of the Year with an award.

“The Citizen of the Year was created to promote and recognize the people, businesses and civic organizations that make this a great community in which to live, work and raise a family,” said Carole Chambers, President/CEO of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. “Celebrating the Citizen of the Year allows us to acknowledge and highlight the winners’ exemplary service to our city.”

The Emerging Citizen of the Year award is designed to honor a person up to the age of 39, who has a demonstrated history of community involvement, civic engagement and a philanthropic impact through time, talent and/or treasure.

The Chamber will host a luncheon in the Citizen and Emerging Citizen’s of the Year’s honor on May 14, 2020. Register here to reserve your seat. 

View past honorees here.

Submit a nomination below by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2020.