Nominations for Mayor’s Medal of Honor open Friday

(ABC 6 News) – Nominations open Friday for the 38th Mayor’s Medal of Honor which recognizes Rochester residents who have gone above and beyond to serve the community.

There are fourteen categories including:

  • Community-Wide Service
  • Champion of Diversity
  • Heroism
  • Sustainability
  • Excellence in Industry
  • Youth Serving Community award.

Nominations will be collected online or through a paper form and are due October 31, 2021. Selected recipients will be honored at a virtual gathering.

“The Mayor’s Medal of Honor is a longstanding opportunity to recognize the outstanding contributions of our community members," said Mayor Norton.

"Each year I am amazed by the caliber of the people we have the opportunity to honor. I encourage all members of our community to consider submitting a nomination for someone you know who deserves this recognition. It is due to the contributions of our residents that truly make Rochester the place that it is.”

To submit a nomination, a nominator must complete a very brief form, which includes providing up to 300 words on why the individual deserves the award. More information is available on the City website or by contacting Michon Rogers in the Mayor’s Office at 507-328-2700.