Each year a member of the Melba community is chosen from a group of former Citizens of the Year. This member of the community has been chosen because of all of their contributions and service work. The award is presented by the prior years Citizen of the Year.
Edith Pease and family
Bob Proesch and family
Marty Nelson with Dennis Charters.
2015 Vera Blanksma 2014 Doug & Ruth Parsons 2013 Don Pannell 2012 Reese Leavitt and Con Zeyer 2011 Bob Lenz 2010 Brent & Jane Zeyer 2009 Beth Cole 2008 Russ Steiner 2007 Dave & Pam Mangum 2006 Dan & Lavonne Heuck 2005 Debbie Duncan 2004 Ralph & Linda Gant 2003 Don & Rosie Peck 2002 Buck and Jewel Kramer 2001 Vance Leavitt 2000 Phil Pease, Rick Farner and Oleta Ball 1999 Keith & Donna Hoagland and Ron Wright 1998 Joe Whilden 1997 Alton & Dixie Steen 1996 Atwell Parry 1995 Mike Thompson 1994 Rexine Reizenstein 1993 Dennis Charters 1992 Dan Perry 1991 Roy Hoagland 1990 Lynn Heiner 1989 Clayton Vail 1988 George Kirkland 1987 Bob Robinson 1986 Charlotte Nelson 1985 Betty Brandau 1984 Glyda & Ed Webb 1983 Frances & Ernie Smith 1982 Virgynia Miller 1981 Madge Wylie 1980 Tad Zeyer