THE NOMINATION PERIOD FOR THE 14TH ANNUAL WYOMING JEFFERSON AWARDS HAS BEGUN!

KCWY IS PROUD TO BRING THE JEFFERSON AWARDS TO THE STATE OF WYOMING. OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS ARE SERVE WYOMING AND RELIANT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION.

DO YOU HAVE A RELATIVE, A FRIEND OR A CO-WORKER WHO IS HAVING AN IMPACT IN YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY? IN EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD THERE ARE "UNSUNG HEROES" -- VOLUNTEERS AND PAID PROFESSIONALS WHO GO WELL BEYOND THEIR EXPECTED DUTIES.

THE NOMINATION PROCESS IS SIMPLE. FILL IN THE NAME, ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF BOTH YOUR NOMINEE AND YOURSELF AS THE NOMINATOR. WRITE A BRIEF, PASSIONATE, COMPELLING STORY ABOUT YOUR FRIEND. TELL SOMETHING THAT DISTINGUISHES THEM AS AN INDIVIDUAL. THEN HIGHLIGHT HOW THE NOMINEE'S ACTIONS BENEFIT THE LIVES OF OTHERS AND THE LOCAL COMMUNITY. THAT'S IT!

BEING NOMINATED FOR THE JEFFERSON AWARDS IS TRULY AN HONOR. WE ARE LOOKING FOR WYOMING PEOPLE WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ... INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE MADE WYOMING, AND THE WORLD, A BETTER PLACE. IT IS A WONDERFUL AVENUE TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE MANY HOURS OF VOLUNTEERISM GIVEN DAILY ACROSS OUR GREAT STATE. SO, WHO'S MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY? HELP US HONOR THE MANY VOLUNTEERS IN YOUR AREA.

YOUR NOMINATING ESSAY SHOULD BEGIN WITH THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE: "THIS INDIVIDUAL IS NOMINATED FOR A 2018 JEFFERSON AWARD BECAUSE ..."

YOUR ESSAY SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

1.) HOW HAS THIS NOMINEE HAS IMPACTED THE COMMUNITY?

2.) INFORM YOUR READERS ABOUT THE NUMBER OF YEARS THIS NOMINEE HAS GIVEN OF HIS OR HER TIME AND RESOURCES TO HELP THE COMMUNITY. PLEASE INCLUDE ALL THE YEARS THE PERSON HAS HELPED THE COMMUNITY EVEN IF THEIR NOMINATION FOCUSES ON A SPECIFIC PROJECT.

3.) WHAT MAKES THIS INDIVIDUAL DESERVING OF THE JEFFERSON AWARDS?

4.) LIST THE NAMES AND CONTACT NUMBERS FOR REFERENCES WHO CAN VERIFY OR GIVE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE NOMINEE'S ACTIVITIES.

THE DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING 2018 NOMINATIONS IS MIDNIGHT ON VALENTINE'S DAY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH, 2018.

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