Nominations for veterans needed

WELLSBURG – Nominations for the Brooke County Veterans Memorial Park Foundation’s Veteran of the Year are being accepted by the group’s newly formed selection committee.

To be eligible, individuals must be a Brooke County resident, a living veteran of one of the five Armed Forces, including Reserve or National Guard; must have demonstrated outstanding patriotism, leadership and selfless service as a veteran and community volunteer.

Past recipients of the award aren’t eligible.

Applications can be obtained at the group’s website at Nominations should be submitted no later than April 1.

The foundation and selection committee will announce the recipient on April 17.

The recipient will be honored at the group’s annual dinner May 10 at the Wellsburg Banquet Hall.