Black History Month nominations underway

Nominations are now being accepted for exemplary citizens who have demonstrated significant contributions in the area of community service, personal or professional achievements, or general good deeds that have impacted favorably on our citizens

The following is a release from Gloucester Township:

Every February, Gloucester Township Mayor and Council celebrate Black History Month by honoring outstanding African American members within the community. Nominations are now being accepted for exemplary citizens who have demonstrated significant contributions in the area of community service, personal or professional achievements, or general good deeds that have impacted favorably on our citizens.

The nomination must include an essay supporting the nominee’s accomplishments, which will be evaluated by a three-member panel appointed by the Mayor. The awards will be presented on Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. during the Gloucester Township Council Meeting at the Gloucester Township Municipal Building.

Nomination forms are available online at www.glotwp.org and must be returned by 5 p.m. on Feb. 6 to the Township Clerk’s Office via email at nanpower@glotwp.com