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Pittsburgh City Paper announces inaugural Pittsburgher of the Year Award; nominations taken until Dec. 6

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Nominations are now open for City Paper’s first-ever Pittsburgher of the Year Award. The nomination form can be found online and submissions will be accepted from the public until 5 p.m., Wed. Dec. 6. CP's editorial staff will make the final selection, which will be revealed on the cover of our Dec. 20 issue.

Any individual from Allegheny County who makes a strong contribution toward the betterment of the community is eligible for the award.

“We are looking to honor someone whose work and life has a real impact on Pittsburgh and this region,” said CP Editor Charlie Deitch in announcing the award. “There are more than a dozen names of worthy individuals for this honor that quickly come to mind. But we also know that there are dozens more in this community that we don’t hear from every day that are making a difference.

“Those are the people that I urge our readers to nominate and bring to our attention.”

The nomination form can be found here.

Rules and Guidelines


Who is eligible for nomination?
Any person from Allegheny County who makes a strong contribution toward the betterment of the community. Nominees can come from the private or public sector and can include, but are not limited to: public servants, business owners, educators and those working for non-profits. But the point of this award is to celebrate a member of the Pittsburgh community who works daily to make this city and county a better place. Anyone is eligible for nomination.

Nomination Process
All nominees will be considered for this award; however, the winner will not be selected by public vote. CP’s Pittsburgher of the Year will be selected by our editorial department. To nominate an individual, fill out the online form and provide as much information as possible as to why the person is deserving of this honor. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m., Wed., Dec. 6. Email questions to info@pghcitypaper.com

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