Residents can nominate leaders in their midst

2013-01-10T17:25:00Z 2013-01-10T18:51:40Z Residents can nominate leaders in their midstTimes Staff nwitimes.com
January 10, 2013 5:25 pm  • 

The power to recognize outstanding leadership in local communities now lies with all Northwest Indiana residents.

Nominations are being accepted for the second annual Leaders as Heroes 2013 South Shore Leadership Awards. The awards will be presented by the Leadership Northwest Indiana program at 6 p.m. April 26 at Avalon Banquet Center in Merrillville.

Ideal nominees have made an impact on a community, and most likely on a regional level with notable results. “We are looking for leaders who have made a significant impact and show great potential in what they will continue to do with their leadership, but who have received little to no recognition for their efforts,” said Gail Zurek, chairman of the LNI Awards Committee and area director of the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana.

Nominations will be accepted at www.leadershipnwi.org. The inaugural Leaders as Heroes awards banquet in April drew a crowd of 300 key leaders from throughout the seven-county region. During the evening, 10 individuals were honored with custom-designed awards depicting the impact of their leadership.

This year is expected to draw an even larger crowd as the appreciation for great leadership and its impact in our communities grows. Sponsorships are available.

For more information about sponsorships, the nomination process, Leaders as Heroes awards banquet or the LNI program, visit www.leadershipnwi.org or call (219) 465-6818.

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