The deadline to submit your suggestion is Saturday November 10.
The city of Creve Coeur's annual search for the citizen of the year is in the final hours for 2012. Every year, the city looks for a resident, an employee or a business owner, or someone who as an individual "has made a considerable contribution to the city and its residents." Past winners have included Claire Chosid and David Caldwell, and Barry Koenemann in recent years. To formally submit your nomination, you can use this form on the city's website. If you'd like, feel free to share your suggestion here, in the comment section, although, just to be clear, it will not be entered as part of the city's selection process.
David Caldwell and Claire Chosid are the 2011 winners.
A Creve Coeur man who has taken his passion for following city issues online, and a woman who has been active in efforts to beautify the city were named joint winners of the 2011 Citizen of the Year award at a Government Center ceremony Tuesday night. David Caldwell, editor of the watchdog site CreveCoeurVoter.com, and Claire Chosid, who volunteers on the Recycling, Environment & Beautification Committee, were surprised with the announcement at the city's annual holiday gathering for employees and committee volunteers. City Council President Tara Nealey credited Caldwell with having used his voice on the website and as a participant at city meetings to educate the public, increase government accountability and positively influence public …