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Nominations sought for Truman Glenn Award

Do you know someone you believe deserving of public recognition for his/her outstanding contribution to the betterment of the Platte City community?

The 2002/2003 Truman V. Glenn Award will be presented preceded in the Fourth of July celebration at the Platte County R-3 High School stadium.

Presentation of the award is in honor of former Platte City Mayor Truman V. Glenn, who served from 1976 until his death in 1984. He was a strong supporter of all community activities and his enthusiasm, diligence and ability to get things done have left its mark on the Platte City community.

In an effort to perpetuate the qualities of this man, the Platte City Chamber of Commerce, Platte City Lions Club and the Platte City Board of Aldermen jointly established the Truman V. Glenn Memorial Award in 1985. It is presented annually to someone who has made a significant contribution to the betterment of the Platte City community through service in one or more of the following areas: civic improvement, health and welfare, education, leadership in youth or senior citizen programs, patriotism or religion.

Nominations should answer the following questions:

1) What has this person done that you consider to be an outstanding contribution to the betterment of the Platte City community?

2) Who has benefited from this person's service? In what way? Was anyone else involved?

3) When and where were these services performed? For how long?

Nominations should be in writing, not to exceed one typewritten page. Persons submitting the nominee should include their name and telephone number. Nominations may be mailed or delivered to: Platte City Chamber of Commerce/ Economic Development Council, P.O. Box 650, (620 Third St.) Platte City, MO 64079.

Questions should be directed to the Chamber/EDC office by calling 858-5270. The deadline for receipt of nominations is May 30.