Contact: JJ Musgrove, Manager, Office of Cultural Affairs
573.874.6386 or OCA@GoColumbiaMo.com
The Office of Cultural Affairs is accepting nominations for the 17th annual Columbia Values Diversity awards. The awards show appreciation for individuals, families, organizations and groups who have had a significant impact in the community promoting diversity and cultural understanding.
The awards will be presented at the 21st annual Columbia Values Diversity Celebration Thursday, Jan. 16, and recognize people whose work in the community exemplifies the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by fostering individual dignity, racial equality, understanding, peacemaking and solving problems through non-violence.
Two awards will be presented:
One individual/family award; and One organization/group award.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, Nov. 29. Nomination forms are available by calling the Office of Cultural Affairs at (573) 874-6386 or on the Web at: www.GoColumbiaMo.com (Search: Diversity Celebration).