Kiwanis club seeks nominations for ‘Hometown Heroes’

KALKASKA – The Kalkaska Kiwanis Club is once again seeking nominations for everyday “Hometown Heroes” to be recognized for their extraordinary service to the Greater Kalkaska Community.

According to the club, these individuals must have been directly involved in the day-to-day operations of an organization and have individually made outstanding contributions in the call to public service; the hallmark of which will include Leadership, Values, Actions, Advocacy, Heroism and Results.

The Heroes Award Night in Kalkaska (THANK) is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Tuesday March 19 at the Kalkaska Church of Christ on West Kalkaska Road.

Nominees must have performed their exceptional public service in the 12 months preceding the nomination deadline, which is Friday, Feb. 15.

Award criteria and categories include:

  • Community Hero: Leadership and Commitment in a community organization
  • Public Safety Awards: Heroism, safety and/or service initiatives
  • Public Servant Award: Innovative ideas, practices and services in healthcare, social services, local government and education
  • Veteran of the Year: Significant veteran service advocacy at the local, state or national level providing inspiration to their community and other veterans
  • Traffic Safety Award: Improving mobility, reducing crashes, casualties and changing knowledge, attitudes and driving behaviors

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