Archbold, OH

Citizen Of The Year Applications Available

Application forms for the 2007 Archbold Citizen of the Year are available.

Persons interested in nominating someone for the honor can secure an application online at Applications also are available at Archbold Area Chamber of Commerce office, Archbold Municipal Building, 300 N. Defiance St.; Archbold Buckeye, 207 N. Defiance St.; downtown locations of the Farmers & Merchants State Bank and Sky Bank; and the Archbold Community Library, 205 Stryker St.

Joe Crossgrove was the recipient of the 2006 award. He was honored at the November Citizen of the Year banquet.

In 1962, the Lions Club named Wm. Flory, a local minister, the first Citizen of the Year. Since then, seven women and 37 men have received the honor. There was no award in 1989.

The 2007 banquet and award, sponsored jointly by Archbold Lions Club and Archbold Chamber of Commerce, is Thursday, Nov. 1 in Founders Hall, Sauder Village.

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