The WorkPlace is accepting nominations for veterans who honorably served the nation, and continue to add to the quality of the community. This is an opportunity to acknowledge an outstanding individual that who may typically go unrecognized.
The selected individual will be honored a the 5th annual Veterans Day Service to Country and Community Awards, scheduled for Nov. 2, at Port 5 Naval Veterans in Bridgeport.
Additionally, nominations are being accepted for employers who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, and an organization or group that serves veterans.
The selection committee will consist of representatives from Port 5 Naval Veterans, Alpha Community Services YMCA, The WorkPlace’s Valor Programs and the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Office for Veteran’s Workforce Development. The veteran’s military history and contributions to civic activities and community initiatives will be considered.
For more information and nomination forms, call 203-610-8496 or by visit www.workplace.org/2017countrycommunityaward/. Deadline to submit nominations is Sept. 25.