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Monday, February 20, 2012

SU Accepts Nominations for Community Leadership Awards

SALISBURY, MD---Know a person or organization that is making a difference in the community? Salisbury University wants to hear about them!

SU’s Town-Gown Council is accepting nominations for its 2012 President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Awards. Awards are presented in two categories: organization and individual. Winners will be recognized during SU’s Spring Commencement.

“The University looks forward to again thanking those who have been remarkably generous to this community and celebrating them as exemplars of civic behavior for our students,” said Town-Gown Council Chair Amy S. Hasson.  “Please help us select them!”

Past winners have included the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore; former Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Lewis Riley; Women Supporting Women and its founder, Sue Revelle; MAC, Inc; community leader Henry Hanna III; the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore; Peninsula Regional Medical Center president and CEO Peggy Naleppa; Dove Pointe; and Dr. Carolyn Stegman, an author and educator.

Individuals and organizations in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties in Maryland; Accomack and Northampton counties in Virginia; and Sussex County in Delaware are eligible. Nomination forms are available online at www.salisbury.edu/communityleadership.

Nomination forms and two letters of support should be sent to Amy S. Hasson, Town-Gown Council Chair, Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801, or e-mailed to Gina Boobar, Executive Administrative Assistant, at gmboobar@salisbury.edu. The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 6; call 410-548-3316 with questions.

For more information, call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.



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