Veteran of the Year nominations due Sept. 27

Photo courtesy of the city of Dearborn
Past Veterans of the Year line up during the 2012 Veterans Day Ceremony. Nominations for the 2013 Veteran of the Year are due Sept. 27.

DEARBORN – The Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council is accepting nominations for the 2013-14 Dearborn Veteran of the Year award. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 27.

Nomination forms are available at the Department of Public Information, on the fourth floor of City Hall, 13615 Michigan Ave., and at To find it, click on City Departments, then Public Information, then Veterans Services.

The forms should be mailed or turned in to: Department of Public Information, Dearborn City Hall, 13615 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI, 48126.

The award is presented each Veterans Day to the veteran judged to have made a significant contribution to the community, and to the interests of veterans

The following criteria apply to all nominations:

• The nominee must be a Dearborn resident.

• Those eligible to make nominations are Dearborn residents or Dearborn veterans’ organizations.

• The nominee’s community service work, and work on behalf of veterans’ organizations, must have been done only on a volunteer basis.

• Nomination materials must contain proof of military service.

The award will be presented during the city’s Veterans Day ceremony, which will take place at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at City Hall. The public is invited.

For more information, call 313-943-2285.