The Key Peninsula Lions Club invites all KP citizens and friends to attend the 32nd annual Key Peninsula Citizen of the Year Award banquet Saturday, March 26, 6 p.m., at the KP Civic Center. Reservations are available from members of the KP Lions Club, Sunnycrest Nursery or the Blend Wine Shop in Key Center, or at Cost Less Pharmacy in Wauna. The Lions will be grateful to accept a $25 contribution per guest to defray the cost of the event.

Profiles of the citizens nominated for the honor of KP Citizen of the Year 2015-16 appear below. Community members submitted their nominations to the KP Lions Club, whose members will vote by secret ballot to determine who will be KP Citizen of the Year. The winner will be announced at the banquet.

The guest speaker for the event is U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer. Jacque Henry Events is the planner; the caterer is Steven King. Elected and wanna-be-elected public officials will serve dinner to their constituents.