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President's Council is Now Accepting Award Nominations

Help contribute nominations from the disability community!

Do you know anyone who is leading the charge in promoting fitness, sports or
nutrition?  If so, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) is
pleased to announce that nominations for the PCFSN Community Leadership Awards
and Lifetime Achievement Awards are now being accepted.

Community Leadership Awards

The President's Council Community Leadership Award is given annually to no more
than 50 individuals or organizations that provide or enhance opportunities to engage
in sports, physical activity, fitness, or nutrition-related programs within a community.  
Nominations will be accepted from September 30, 2014, through February 1, 2015.  
Eligible nominations will be reviewed and winners determined by the President's
Council members.  A list of previous Community Leadership Awards winner can be
located on the PCFSN website here:  Previous Community Leadership Award Winners

Nominate someone online:  
http://wcdapps.hhs.gov/Fitness/Fitness/CommunityLeadershipAward

Lifetime Achievement Awards

The President's Council Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually to up to five
individuals whose careers have greatly contributed to the advancement or promotion
of physical activity, fitness, sports, or nutrition nationwide.  Factors considered in the
selection process include:  span and scope of career; estimated number of lives
individual has touched through his or her work; legacy of the individual's work; additional
awards or honors received; and references.  A list of previous Lifetime Achievement
Awards winners can be located on the PCFSN website here:  
Previous Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

 

Nominate someone online:  
http://wcdapps.hhs.gov/Fitness/Fitness/LifetimeAchievementAward

 

Nomination Process

Nominations will be accepted from September 30, 2014, through February 1, 2015.  
Nominations are reviewed and winners selected by President's Council members.  
Winners will be notified by April 1 by the President's Council.  All individuals who submitted
a nomination will be notified of the award decision by May 1.  All award winners will be
announced in May 2015, during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

Please contact Hannah Torkelson, Hannah.torkelson@hhs.gov, if you have any questions
or need further information.

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