Ruhkala Awards

Overview

Ruhkala Community Service Awards

Do you know someone who has given their time and effort to the Rocklin community? Do you know organizations, businesses or groups that have made significant contributions to Rocklin community improvement projects?

Do you know someone who has given their time and effort to the Rocklin community? Do you know organizations, businesses or groups that have made significant contributions to Rocklin community improvement projects?

If so, you are encouraged to nominate them for the bi-annual Ruhkala Community Service Awards.

About the Award

The City of Rocklin created the Ruhkala Community Service Awards to remember two individuals, Roy and Peggy, who worked for the betterment of the Rocklin community for over 40 years. During those years they led or were involved in almost every community improvement activity.

The Roy and Peggy Ruhkala Community Service Awards recognize recent community service efforts of others in the Rocklin community.

There are four categories of awards:

Individual or Couple: This annual award is made to an individual or couple who have made a significant contribution to the Rocklin Community through community service.

Business, Group or Service Organization: This annual award is made to a business, group or service organization that has made a significant contribution to the Rocklin community through community service.

Youth Award: This award is made to an individual, 18 years old or younger, or a group or organization whose members are 18 years old or younger that have made a significant contribution to the Rocklin community through community service.

Pioneer Award: This award is made at the discretion of the City Council to individuals who have, over an extended period of time, made significant contributions to the Rocklin community through community service. This award is intended to recognize long-term commitment to the betterment of Rocklin.

Ruhkala Community Service Awards are presented at a ceremonial event held bi-annually in the spring.