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Orleans County New York - Orleans County Accepting Nominations for Annual Youth Recognition 12 February 2024 ( news )
Orleans County , state New York ( By Press Release office)
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The Orleans County Youth Bureau today announced that nominations are now open for its 42
ndAnnual Youth Recognition awards . The purpose of these awards is to recognize those youth who have performed outstanding service for our community and/or have assumed an extraordinary role within their families by helping to support themselves .
“These awards are a great opportunity to highlight the many young people who are doing some extraordinary things in service of others , ” said Jack Welch , Chief Administrative Officer for Orleans County . “Every year , I am amazed at the nominations we receive and it makes me very happy to realize these are the folks who will one day assume leadership roles in our community . ”
Anyone is welcome to nominate a candidate , but nominations from family members must be accompanied by a supporting recommendation from a non - family member . Nominees must reside in Orleans County and be a minimum of 14 years of age and under the age of 21 before June 30th of current award year .
In addition to the youth recognition awards , the Youth Bureau is also accepting nominations for the Helen Brinsmaid Award , given to an Orleans County youth - serving professional , in a paid position , whose work surpasses normal expectations , and the Eileen Heye Adult Volunteer Recognition Award , presented to an adult who serves the youth of Orleans County in a volunteer setting .
All nomination forms can be found at
https://www . orleanscountyny . gov/departments/youth_bureau
. Nominations must be submitted to the Youth Bureau by March 31 , 2024 .
For information about the awards , contact the Youth Bureau at 585 - 589 - 7053 or
OrleansCountyYouthBureau@OrleanscountyNY . gov
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