The annual crowning of the Mother of the Year will be taking place once again at Tulip Fest! Know of a mom you’d like to enter? Get the details and send the application in before the deadline, and maybe you’ll get to see her honored at one of the most popular Albany events of the year.
How to Nominate a Mom
The organizers are looking for moms who have demonstrated a serious commitment to not only their families, but to the local area as well. So if you know of a mom who brings the kids to their sports games, volunteers at a local animal shelter, or has otherwise proven time and again to be an engaged member of her family and community, send in an application!
Simply complete the nomination form and include an essay of 95 words or less on why the nominee would be the best choice.
Nominations are open now and will be accepted until noon on Monday, April 23rd.
See the Crowning at Tulip Festival
Five finalists will be selected to present at the Tulip Festival on Sunday, May 13th (Mother’s Day!). They’ll be greeted by Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Joe Condon of B95.5, and the newly crowned Tulip Queen and her court on the Lake House stage at noon. All finalists will receive a basket of prizes as well as flowers, and one will be crowned Mother of the Year.