Nominations sought for Martin Luther King Jr. awards

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 3, 2016

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.
  • Have played a significant role in the betterment of the Salisbury-Rowan community in the areas of government, education, civic responsibility, faith-based, and/or social understanding.

Nominations should be typed, double-spaced 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 nominations should also be included.

Deadline for nominations is Dec. 23.

Nominations should be mailed to: MLK Service Award Committee, c/0 Mount Zion Baptist Church, PO Box 2767, Salisbury, NC 28146.

Or fax to 704-639-1111. E-mail:

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