Who will the 2017 Golden Kernel be?
You can nominate the next winner!
The 2016 Golden Kernel was Bob Boll
Is there a person you know that has gone above and beyond the call of duty as a citizen of North Ridgeville? Is there someone involved in several different organizations making the city a better place to live? If so, the North Ridgeville Corn Festival Committee would like to recognize them! The Committee is looking for nominations for the annual Golden Kernel award.
Started in 1991, this award is presented to North Ridgeville residents that has been involved in the community and made it a better place to live. Nominations will be reviewed by the North Ridgeville Corn Festival Committee and the winners is announced on Friday at the North Ridgeville Corn Festival Opening Ceremonies.
Nominations are taken from the public. We encourage you to nominate! Nominations from the public constitute those under consideration each year. Nominees submitted from previous year who have not received the award are held for consideration the following years. The Committee does NOT enter names into nomination. All eligible nominees come from you the public! If you have questions or concerns please contact us we are happy to to answer your questions. Thank to everyone who makes the time to nominate!
Past Winners Include:
|1991||Urban Buescher||2001||Raymond Diederich|
|1991||Lois Sullivan||2001||Loyola Diederich|
|1991||Sandy Gast||2002||Warren Blakely|
|1991||Walter “Skip” Hoffstetter||2002||Marcella Baldauf|
|1992||Bernard Noll||2003||Margaret Truman|
|1992||Marian Gardner-Stafford||2004||Russell Sigsworth|
|1993||Dorothy, Harry Painter||2004||Pat Hadaway|
|1993||Norm Gerhart||2005||Catherine, Vincent Farrell|
|1993||June Yost||2006||Carol, Thomas Klear|
|1994||Lorna, Harold Sweet||2007||Mary Zacharias|
|1995||Marge, Don Baker||2007||Bryan Vidler|
|1996||Mel McGlaughlin||2008||Jessie Lawell|
|1996||Nancy Franks||2008||Mary Ann Serazin|
|1997||Gail Minnich||2009||Andy Steirer|
|1997||Chuck Robison||2010||Chuck Bowman|
|1998||Dorothy, Raymond Grega||2011||Betty Lou Palmer|
|1999||Regina Comerford||2012||Robert Schmittgen|
|2000||Richard Noll||2013||John Kapelka|
|2000||Nancy Bowman||2014||Robert Kirkpatrick|
|2003||Gene Kleinholz||2015||James Hurst|