2018-07-11 / News

Nominations sought for Silver Lining awards

New category announced

The Sanilac County Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 26th annual Silver Lining Awards.

The event, featuring a new category this year, is scheduled on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Banquet Hall in Marlette.

Nominations are due by Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 5 p.m.

The Silver Lining awards are designed to recognize adults and young people whose volunteer efforts have greatly improved the quality of life for the people of Sanilac County. Nominations are sought from all communities in Sanilac County from agencies, businesses and individuals.

Individuals and groups may be nominated for recognition of their volunteer activities. Awards are given in the following categories: youth individuals, youth groups, adult individual family, and businesses.

New to this year’s nomination form is the Small Town Pride award in the following categories: business, outstanding citizen, and outstanding educator.

All honorees will receive a Silver Lining certificate. One awardee from each category will be selected to receive a 2018 Silver Lining Crystal Award.

The Romney Award is given to honorees that have been nominated five separate years and the Stan Fetting Heart of Gold Award is given to honorees that have been nominated 10 separate years.

The application for nominations can be found on the Sanilac County Community Foundation website at www.sanilacfoundation.org or www.silverliningawards.org.

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