Nominations Sought for Community Action Awards; Nominations Due March 17

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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 The County’s Community Action Board is seeking nominations for several awards which recognize individuals and organizations that have made a difference in reducing poverty, or for advocating on behalf of Montgomery County’s low-income residents. Awards will be presented at the Board’s annual Community Action Awards and Celebration on Tuesday, May 23. Nominations must be received by Monday, March 17. Henry L. Dixon Community Action Award for an Organization – This award honors the contributions of a local organization that addresses the needs of lower-income residents and promotes self-sufficiency for adults in the County. Gerald J. Roper, Sr. Community Action Award for a Youth Organization – This award honors the contributions of a local organization serving youth in the County, which improves future success for youth and develops leadership skills. Organizations which are youth-led will receive extra points in the review process. Marcia Plater Community Action Adult Volunteer Award – This award honors the contributions of an adult whose volunteer services or advocacy efforts help lower-income County residents move towards or achieve self-sufficiency. Marcia Plater Community Action Youth Volunteer Award – This award honors the contributions of a youth volunteer whose services or advocacy efforts help lower-income County residents move towards or achieve self-sufficiency. The nomination form is available online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CommunityActionAwards. For more information or to request a paper copy of the nomination form, please call the Community Action Agency at 240-777-1697. To request this information in alternative formats, please call 240-777-1697. TTY users, please call MD Relay (711). # # # Media Contact: Mary Anderson, 240-777-6534 Release ID: 17-439 Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534

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