Nominations Now Open for the 2017 Awards!
Each year, FOCUS applauds the efforts of 20 individuals, organizations and/or initiatives that promote improvements in our community.
Too often, we get caught up in the challenges and issues facing our community. We all need a reminder now and again of the good that surrounds us, in the people and organizations who work tirelessly to make our region better. The 20th Annual What's Right with the Region! awards are a celebration of that - and we need your help in identifying potential honorees!
FOCUS St. Louis is currently seeking nominations for individuals, organizations and initiatives making a difference in our region. Four awards will be presented in each of the following categories for 2017:
DEMONSTRATING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
Nominee has demonstrated innovation and vision in making the St. Louis region a better place to live, work, invest or visit.
FOSTERING REGIONAL COOPERATION
Nominee brought entities together to create a new synergy and improve efficiency and effectiveness.
IMPROVING RACIAL EQUALITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE
Nominee has shown a strong commitment to promoting diversity, access, inclusion, and opportunity for all.
PROMOTING STRONGER COMMUNITIES
Nominee works to address problems, develop initiatives, or make lasting improvements that result in stronger, more stable communities.
Nominee is a new business, organization or initiative working fewer than 3 years developing practical solutions, responding to an identified need or challenge and is a catalyst for change.
DOWNLOAD A NOMINATION FORM - FILLABLE PDF OR WORD DOCUMENT
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Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual What's Right with the Region! Awards, an evening of celebration and networking.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
5:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30-8:00 p.m. - Awards Presentation
Sheldon Concert Hall
3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108
Tickets will go on sale in February; click here to be among the first notified.
A panel of FOCUS alumni and community members will be reviewing nominations and selecting the honorees. If you're interested in volunteering as a judge, click here.
What's Right with the Region! is only possible through the generous support of our sponsors and in-kind partners. Help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of WRWR by becoming a sponsor today!
If you have questions regarding sponsorships, please contact Development Director Jackie Kirouac-Fram, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-657-4029.
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