Each year, the Community Council honors a volunteer for outstanding achievements in the area of community service as well as a project which merits community-wide recognition.

Applications for the 2019 Avon Lake Community Council's Citizen of the Year and Project of the Year are now being accepted.  The completed forms can be dropped off at Avon Lake City Hall, emailed to modonnell@avonlake.org, or mailed to Martin O'Donnell, City of Avon Lake, 150 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH  44012.

Citizen of the Year Nomination Form

Project of the Year Nomination Form

Please note that the deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.


With continued appreciation, below is list of the Community Council's past honorees:

Citizen of the Year Award

2009 - Kay Usher, Betty Kinsner

2010 - Erma Haverback, Mary Pease

2011 - Linda Moyse

2012 - Mary Pajak

2013 - Gerry Paine

2014 - Anita Hlava

2015 - Ray Frank, Gerry Vogel

2016 - Jean Sekulic, Sherry Spenzer

2017 - Sandra Gerhan

2018 - Thomas and Tomie Patton


Project of the Year Award

2009 - Avon Lake Garden Club

2010 - Peter Miller Museum

2011 - Connor Musial, Gerry Vogel

2012 - Avon Lake Community Garden, Bruce Peepers and Dale Cracas

2013 - Concession Stand, Avon Lake Youth Baseball Federation

2014 - Storybook Trail, Avon Lake Public Library and Lorain County Metro Parks

2015 - Hay Day, The Saddle Club

2016 - Children's Garden, Avon Lake Public Library

2017 - Fish Fry, Avon Lake Boat Club and Piebald Deer, Love-A-Stray

2018 - Scholarship Program, Avon Lake Kiwanis


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