Nominations for African-American Leadership Awards closing soon

AALA NominationNominations for the African-American Leadership Awards close by 5 p.m. Monday, March 9th.  The awards acknowledge African-American leaders for their successes and contributions to the city of Omaha.

Community members are invited to nominate leaders in eight different categories: Business, Community, Education, Faith, Government, Health, Young Professional (ages 21 to 39), and Youth (ages 16 to 18).  Nominations forms are available online at www.urbanleagueneb.org/aala and at the Urban League of Nebraska Family Resource Center, 3040 Lake Street.

The 2014 honorees were Othello Meadows, Business; Tim Clark, Community; Dr. Minnie R. Dacus, Education; Bishop Robert D. Tyler, Faith; Senator Tanya D. Cook, Government; Ira D. Combs, Health; Cydney S. Franklin, Young Professional; and Ashley L. Swift, Youth.

The recipients will be honored at the 26th annual African American Leadership Awards to be held Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Hilton Omaha.  A reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m.

If you have any questions about the African American Leadership Awards, please contact Michael Cich-Jones, Director of Development and Marketing, 405-323-9523.

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