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Los Angeles, CA, United States, 2005/10/06 - TPC Foundation, Inc. announces 2006 Call for Nominations for its Living History Makers Reception in California during Black History Month honoring community based heroes.
2006 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Nomination Applications accepted until October 28, 2005
Who/What: TPC Foundation, Inc. and Turning Point Magazine are proud to present the 13th Annual Living History Makers Award 2006 reception, February 23, 2006 in Los Angeles.
Why: For the thirteenth consecutive year, TPC Foundation, Inc. and Turning Point Magazine will celebrate Black History Month by honoring California’s African American Living History Makers -- those unsung heroes who give tirelessly and selflessly to others. The recipients will be awarded a trophy, commendations by public officials, profiled in Turning Point Magazine and online at turningpointmagazine.com and tpcfoundation.org, and featured at the congratulatory award reception.
When: The Awards will be presented February 23, 2006 in California at a spectacular reception ceremony.
Criteria: Nominees must have a minimum of 2 years as a California Business/Resident.
There is NO FEE to make a nomination. Complete applications with all materials enclosed MUST be received by October 28, 2005. Applications are accepted:
• Online at: tpcfoundation.org
• Via Mail:
13th Annual Living History Makers Awards 2006
P.O. Box 8746
Los Angeles, California; 90008
• Turning Point Magazine’s September/October 2005 Issue
All nominations and materials will become the property of TPC Foundation, Inc., and Turning Point Magazine and will NOT be returned.
Categories: For 2006, there are FIVE categories of which to make your nominations:
NEW for 2006 - “Emerging Living History Maker”:
Individuals up to the age of 21 that have shown an unusual commitment to their community or have demonstrated extraordinary entrepreneurial spirit!
Individuals who defend others’ rights and work to ensure fairness and justice
People in the field of education who are making positive changes or who have been especially inspiring to students, teachers, parents and administrators
“Arts & Entertainment”:
Individuals in the arts or entertainment industries who support African American images or support community empowerment
“Science & Technology”:
Individuals who have made innovative strides in the fields of science and technology
As long as there is complete application information, nominations are accepted from self nominees (nominating yourself), nominating a community member, co-workers, associates, non-profit workers, community helpers, activists, volunteers, etc.