Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Heart and Hands Award nominations due Aug. 30

HANCOCK -- Each year the Martha and Floyd Heart and Hands Society gives special recognition to persons who have had a significant positive impact on the Keweenaw community by giving of themselves in a caring, committed, and heartfelt way. In addition to receiving the Heart and Hands statue and plaque, awardees receive a monetary prize which they then designate for donation to a nonprofit of their choice.

Nominations are now open in two categories:
ADULT AWARD (receives a $1200 monetary award that they donate to a non-profit of their choice)
YOUTH AWARD for a young person age 21 or under (receives a $300 monetary award that they donate to a non-profit of their choice)

Download the nomination form at heartandhandssociety.org. Or send in the nomination including the following information: whether nominee is in the Adult or Youth category; candidate name and address; your name, address, phone number, and email. Include in 500 words or less 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. Send nomination to Heart and Hands Award, 53044 Hwy M203, Hancock, MI 49930. Nominations are due by August 30, 2015, and decisions will be announced by September 13.

To learn more about the Heart and Hands Award and read about previous winners, click here.

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