Who will the 2018 Golden Kernel be?
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||2002||Warren Blakely|
|1991||Lois Sullivan||2002||Marcella Baldauf|
|1991||Sandy Gast||2003||Gene Kleinholz|
|1991||Walter “Skip” Hoffstetter||2003||Margaret Truman|
|1992||Bernard Noll||2004||Russell Sigsworth|
|1992||Marian Gardner-Stafford||2004||Pat Hadaway|
|1993||Dorothy, Harry Painter||2005||Catherine, Vincent Farrell|
|1993||Norm Gerhart||2006||Carol, Thomas Klear|
|1993||June Yost||2007||Mary Zacharias|
|1994||Lorna, Harold Sweet||2007||Bryan Vidler|
|1995||Marge, Don Baker||2008||Jessie Lawell|
|1996||Mel McGlaughlin||2008||Mary Ann Serazin|
|1996||Nancy Franks||2009||Andy Steirer|
|1997||Gail Minnich||2010||Chuck Bowman|
|1997||Chuck Robison||2011||Betty Lou Palmer|
|1998||Dorothy, Raymond Grega||2012||Robert Schmittgen|
|1999||Regina Comerford||2013||John Kapelka|
|2000||Richard Noll||2014||Robert Kirkpatrick|
|2000||Nancy Bowman||2015||James Hurst|
|2001||Raymond Diederich||2016||Bob Boll|
|2001||Loyola Diederich||2017||Jo-Ell Jacobson|