Friday, May 18, 2012

Nominations sought for Heart and Hands of Keweenaw Award

HANCOCK -- The Heart and Hands Award Committee is now accepting nominations! If you know someone who has given of him or herself in the service of peace, justice or the environment in our local community, please consider nominating this person (or couple) for this year’s Heart and Hands of the Keweenaw Award. This year, two awards will be given -- one for adults and one for youth under 21. The adult winner of this award will be given $1,000 and the youth will be given $250 to be designated to the non-profit charities of their choice.

The winner and all nominees will be honored during a 4th of July Celebration in Hancock. Nominations are due June 22, 2012, so get your nomination in today!

Nominations should include a description of how the candidate has had a significant impact on the Keweenaw community in the area of peace, justice, human needs and/or environmental stewardship. Please be specific about what form their contribution and involvement has taken. The nomination form only takes a moment to fill out and the recognition will mean a lot to a deserving individual!

Click here for a nomination form. Visit the Heart and Hands Web site to read about the award.

For more information, contact Terry Kinzel at 482-6827 or via e-mail at

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