Citizen of the Year

Each year the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce looks for businesses, organizations, teachers, individuals or someone who has gone the extra mile and has taken the extra step above and beyond their day to day responsibilities and jobs, in the Grand Island Community. These are the people who have made Grand Island a better place to live, work and play. We all know someone who fits this bill and now is your chance to give them the thanks that they deserve! Nominations must be received by the first Friday in March each year.


The Citizen of the Year Award is presented annually to businesses and individuals whose contributions have made Grand Island a better place.  The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize those who so graciously give of their time and energy to the Grand Island Community.  These individuals are the foundation and spirit of our great community.   All recipients’ are nominated by someone from the Grand Island Community.  All nominations are reviewed by the ‘Citizen of the Year Committee’ and chosen for each particular category.