Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Heart and Hands Award nominations due June 21

HANCOCK -- Nominations for the 2013 Heart and Hands award are due by Friday, June 21. Celebrate a Copper Country person who has given of his or her Heart and Hands to promote Peace, Justice or the Environment.

Last year's Heart and Hands Award winners -- Gina Nicholas, right, (adult award) and Maria Sliva (youth award) -- display the Heart and Hands sculpture after their awards were announced at the Churning Rapids Horsetail Scramble July 4, 2012, event. At far left is host Terry Kinzel, whose late parents' estate funds the annual award through the Heart and Hands Society, founded in 1998. Click here to read more about last year's winners. (File photo by Keweenaw Now)

Please consider nominating this person (or couple) for this year’s Heart and Hands Award. The nomination form only takes a moment to fill out, and the recognition will mean a lot to a deserving individual.

Submit nominations to: Heart and Hands Award, 53044 Hwy M-203, Hancock, MI 49930 or tkinzel@pasty.net. The award will be announced at the annual HorseTail Scramble on July 4, 2013.

Again this year there are two categories of nominations: ADULT AWARD (receives a $1000 monetary award that they donate to a non-profit of their choice) and YOUTH AWARD for a young person age 21 or under (receives a $350 monetary award that they donate to a non-profit of their choice).

Include the following information:
1. Candidate name and address
2. Your name, address, phone number, and email
3. Answer in 500 words or less:
How has the candidate had a significant impact on the Keweenaw community -- giving of themselves in a caring, committed, or heartfelt way in the area of peace, justice, human needs and/or environmental stewardship? Please be specific about what form their contribution and involvement has taken.

Click here to download the nomination form.

Visit HeartAndHandsSociety.org for more information.

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