The Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations Commission is seeking nominees for its 2023 Community Awards, according to a news release from the city.
The awards recognize “dedicated residents and organizations who are committed to the well-being and the promotion of positive human relations” in Fayetteville and Cumberland County, the release said.
Nine awards are presented annually in these categories: youth; humanitarian; lifetime achievement; individual; industry and business; educator; military; religious leader; and organization.
The deadline for nominations is Jan. 17, the release said.
Nomination forms are available on the city’s website under the "Human Relations" tab.
Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon at 11 a.m. Feb. 15 at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N. Eastern Blvd. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Human Relations Department offices at 225 Ray Ave., Suite 100. Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 8, the release said.
The money raised will support the higher-education scholarships for high school seniors.
More information is at https://www.fayettevillenc.gov/city-services/human-relations-4154 or by contacting the Human Relations Department at 910-433-1698 or DionaCurtis@FayettevilleNC.Gov.