Nominations Are Open For 2015 Caring Youth Recognition

If you know a young person in grades 7 through 12 who shows an ongoing awareness of others through volunteering or other activities, consider nominating him or her for a 2015 Caring Youth Award.

CaringYouthlogoEach year the cities of Golden Valley, Hopkins, Minnetonka, and the Hopkins and Minnetonka school districts and the Glen Lake Optimists host a Caring Youth Recognition event to honor the contributions of caring young people. The 2014 event is set for Thursday, March 19, 7 pm, at the Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka.

To qualify for the award, a Caring Youth must meet at least one of the following criteria: live in Golden Valley, Hopkins, or Minnetonka; attend school in Hopkins or Minnetonka; and/or volunteer (unpaid and not as a requirement for a class or co-curricular program) in Golden Valley, Hopkins, or Minnetonka.

Young people may only be nominated by the organization they are serving (see nomination guidelines, nomination form, or online nomination form).

Nominations for the 2015 Caring Youth awards are due by 4:30 pm, Monday, February 2, 2015.

For more information, call Jacque Larson, Minnetonka community relations manager, at (952) 939-8207.

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