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Call for Nominations for the 2013 Community Spirit Awards!

LINC Community Revitalization is presenting the 5th Annual Community Spirit Awards. If you know an organization or individual who works tirelessly to improve his or her community, then nominate them for a CSA today!
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/Courtesy of LINC Community Revitalization, Inc.

Call for nominations!

With all the revitalization work that is going on in our communities, it is important to take a step back and honor the individuals and organizations that are making positive changes happen. That’s why LINC is excited to announce the 5th annual Community Spirit Awards are coming up, giving a chance to honor those community members who have tirelessly devoted their time, energy and skills their neighborhoods.

Over 400 community members will gather on June 13th, 2013 at the LINC Development Center from 11:30am to 1:30pm for a luncheon and a celebration of the individuals and organizations at the forefront of vital change. The event sheds light on the real stories of people and organizations working together for a better future, honoring individuals and organizations at the forefront of vital change. The Community Spirit Awards also serves as a fundraising opportunity to support LINC’s work, and sponsorship opportunities are available!

Do you know a person or organization that is integral in helping to revitalize our communities? Nominate them for a CSA today! The categories are as follows:

  • Cornerstone Award—Awarded to an organization that is a model of capacity building and demonstrates impact in a specific area.
  • Outstanding Collaborations Award—Awarded to highlight a creative partnership formed between a non-profit and other non-profits, foundations, business and/or governmental entities working together to create an impact not possible otherwise.
  • Innovation Award—Awarded to an organization or program that has employed innovative strategies of their mission, developed something “brand-new”, or put a new twist on an old idea to address community needs.
  • Enterprise Partner Award—Awarded to companies and businesses that engage non-profit organization’s expertise, resources and/or partnerships to exemplary results.
  • Community Spirit Award (Youth)—Awarded to an individual 18 years of age or younger that works at making change and community impact occur.
  • Non-Profit Project of the Year Award—Awarded to a non-profit that has completed a project within the last 12 to 18 months that displays a sense of community & partnerships consistent with local development efforts, demonstrating commitment to the neighborhoods and communities in which they provide services.
  • Visionary Award—Awarded to an individual that has demonstrated the ability to provide leadership and vision which promotes community development and has a lifelong personal/professional commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities that they live, work and worship.
  • Community Spirit Award—Awarded to an individual that uses creative thinking and goes above and beyond the call of duty towards the mission and goals of their organization.
  • Independent Spirit Award—Awarded to individual volunteers and community leaders that provide countless hours of selfless time and labor for the cause that they believe in.
Fill out the nomination form by May 29th, 2013 to honor an individual or organization that is working tirelessly to improve the quality of life for everyone in our neighborhoods. The work and service are so awe-inspiring—let’s come together to give it the recognition it deserves!

If your business or organization would like to be a part of the Community Spirit Awards, you can help support LINC's work by sponsoring us at any level. This annual event is a great way to showcase your commitment to the community, and learn more about how to get involved! More information can be found on our website, including the sponsorship form.

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