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Citizen awards nominations close Wednesday

20101022-MrMission-WEBNomination deadline for the Mission citizen awards is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, said Jim Brunson, publisher of the Progress Times. The awards for Mr. Mission, First Lady of Mission, Man of the Year and Woman of the Year will be presented by the Progress Times at the annual banquet of the Mission Chamber of Commerce on October 11.

Nominations may be submitted in person at the Progress Times office at 1217 N. Conway or by mail to Citizen Awards, c/o Progress Times, P.O. Box 399, Mission, Texas 78573. Nomi­nations may also be submitted by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax to 956-585-2304.

Nomination Procedure

Nominations must include the nominee’s name, address and phone number as well as the qualifications of the indi­vidual. Qualifications may include positions and offices held, number of years of serv­ice and a description of the serv­ice the individual has given. Also, list any honors the individual has received, whether civic, church, or pro­fessional. Include a description of what is particularly out­standing about this indi­vidual. Also, include the name and telephone number of the per­son submitting the nomination.

The selection criteria for the awards, a nomination form and a list of previous recipients are posted on the Progress Times website www.progresstimes.net. The nomination forms and criteria may also be picked up at the Progress Times office located at 1217 N. Conway, or to request forms to be faxed or emailed, call 956-585-4893. Emailed requests should be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last year’s award recipients were Mary Alice Martin, First Lady of Mission; Ricardo Perez, Mr. Mission; Sister Nicolas Vincelli, Woman of the Year, and Julio Cerda, Man of the Year.

Tickets for the chamber banquet may be purchased at the Mission Chamber of Commerce, located at 202 W. Tom Landry.

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