Nomination forms are now available for 2012 Champions for Children. The awards, which given annually by South Dakota Voices for Children since 1996, acknowledge exceptional work that benefits children or children's causes in South Dakota in the following categories:
- Volunteer, individual;
- Volunteer, organization or community group;
- Professional, individual;
- Professional, organization.
Applications from across the state are invited. They are available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, calling (605) 367-9667 in Sioux Falls or (605) 721-0699 in Rapid City, visiting www.sdvoicesforchildren.org or South Dakota Voices for Children's Facebook page.
The application deadline is March 9.
Champions for Children will be honored at events in Sioux Falls (April 27) and Rapid City (May 11).
The mission of South Dakota Voices for Children is to improve the lives of children through policy and program advocacy.