Jefferson Award for Public Service Award Nominations are Now Open

Nancy Eigel-Miller 2018 and Suzy DeYoung 2017 Cincinnati and National Jefferson Award Winners

It’s time to nominate outstanding volunteers in Greater Cincinnati for the Jefferson Award for Public Service.

The award is from the Rotary Club of Cincinnati and the American Institute of Public Service. The winner goes to Washington, D.C., in June to represent the region for the national award. The local winner has won the national honor seven times.

Nominations are accepted from anyone in the community. Deadline is Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. ​Three finalists will be selected. Go to to fill out an application.

Bob Herzog of Local 12 will present the Jefferson Award at the weekly Rotary luncheon at noon Thursday, March 7, in the Hilton Netherland Hall of Mirrors downtown. Local 12 and The Enquirer are media sponsors.

“The Rotary Club places a high value on recognizing people in our community who make it a better place through their volunteer efforts,” said Bill Shula, Jefferson Award Committee Chair. “These are special people, and we consider this a special award.”