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Archive for Wednesday, January 26, 2011

League of Women Voters of Lawrence/Douglas County seeking nominations for Helen Fluker Open and Accessible Government Award

January 26, 2011

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The League of Women Voters of Lawrence/Douglas County is seeking nominations for the 12th annual Helen Fluker Open and Accessible Government Award.

The award honors Douglas County residents who show leadership in promoting citizen participation in government. Any Douglas County resident or organization can nominate an individual who worked to improve government.

Ideal candidates will have accomplished this by attempting to increase citizen participation in government, educating the public about an issue, working toward a more open government or being involved in other ways.

The nominee must be a Douglas County resident and 18 or older.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from LawrenceLeague.com. Past recipients have included Margaret Farley (2010), Jamie Shew (2009), Marci Francisco (2008), Jessie Branson (2007), Forrest Swall (2006), Mary Davidson (2005), Allan and Louise Hanson (2004), Betty Lichtwardt (2003), Larry Kipp (2002), Hilda Enoch (2001) and Mary Michener (2000).

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