Released on February 26, 2019 - 12:44pm

Do you know someone that deserves a citation? Do you have a cause you would like recognized? How about a Hometown Hero from the military or a first responder?

Mayor Craig A. Moe has announced that citizens and organizations may request a citation or a proclamation from the Mayor’s Office to commemorate or recognize a person or organization’s achievement or cause by using a new online form:

  • citation may be given for a specific achievement of a person or organization, such as a retirement, milestone birthday, Boy Scout Eagle Award or Girl Scout Gold Award, or a similar achievement. Citations are NOT given for achievements such as graduating high school or college or receiving a particular scholarship
  • proclamation may be given to recognize a day, week or month in awareness of a cause
  • Requests for citations and proclamations must be received by the Mayor’s Office at least 2 weeks in advance of your deadline
  • The online form can be found at

The Hometown Heroes Banner Recognition Program recognizes and honors the service of Laurel residents and their family members from the United States Armed Forces, local Law Enforcement and Fire and Rescue organizations. Any City resident or business owner may nominate an honoree. Criteria as follows:

  • City of Laurel residents and their family members who served in the United States Armed Forces
  • Members of the Laurel Police Department, Laurel Volunteer Fire Department and Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad
  • Individuals who have saved the life of another under heroic circumstances
  • Individuals who lost their lives in the line of duty and
  • Individuals who have made significant contributions to the City of Laurel or the Laurel Community
  • The online form can be found at

Mayor Moe hopes you’ll take advantage of the new online forms and recognize a deserving community member today!

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