2014 Summit for Kids Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Summit for Kids Awards. The awards will be presented at a luncheon Friday August 1, 2014, preceding the 5th Annual Summit for Kids Community Expo at the John S. Knight Center, Saturday August 2, 2014.

The Awards Judging Panel will review nominations of community groups, youth groups, non-profit agencies, organizations, businesses and individual youth who have participated in a project, event or activity that helped improve the lives of children, families and the community at large.

There are four awards being presented this year:

Summit for Kids Organization Award - recognizing an organization that has made a significant contribution to children/youth in the areas of social services, education or humanitarian services.

Summit for Kids Event Award - recognizing an event that has made a significant contribution to children/youth and has contributed to children’s opportunities to learn and to grow. The event must have been held in Summit County within the past 12 months.

Summit for Kids Youth Award - recognizes an individual youth under the age of 21 who has created, managed or otherwise supported a sustainable program that has significantly contributed to children’s opportunities to learn and to grow.

Summit for Kids Business Award - recognizes a business or government that has made a significant contribution to children/youth in the areas of social services, education or humanitarian services. The business or government will have created, managed or otherwise supported a sustainable program that has significantly contributed to children’s opportunities to learn and to grow.

Each winner will be awarded the opportunity to address the luncheon attendees to highlight their award winning program and will receive two complimentary tickets to the luncheon.

The deadline for the awards nominations is June 27, 2014. Nominations should be sent to: Katherine Kneeland, Juvenile Court, 650 Dan Street, Akron, OH 44310 or e-mail to: kkneeland@cpcourt.summitoh.net or fax to 330-643-2894.

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