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Nominations open for MLK Humanitarian Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Service Award. The award recognizes the efforts of individuals, organizations, and businesses that work to increase the well-being of the Salisbury-Rowan community through their humanitarian efforts.

The nominee must: be a resident, organization or business within the Salisbury-Rowan community; have gone above and beyond the call of duty to perform outstanding work that positively affects the lives and well-being of the Salisbury-Rowan Community; and have played a significant role in the betterment of the Salisbury-Rowan community in the areas of government, education, civic responsibility, and/or social understanding.

Nominations should be typed, double-space in narrative style and be no more than two pages. E-mails and faxes will be accepted. The name, mailing address and telephone number of the person submitting the nomination should also be included.

Nominations must be received by Dec. 22.

Nominations should be mailed to: MLK Service Award Committee, c/o Mount Zion Baptist Church, P.O. Box 2767, Salisbury, NC 28145-2767; or faxed to: 704-637-1137 or e-mail: daltondixie@carolina.rr.com

Contact Levonia Corry at 704-636-6547 for additional information.

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