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Posted on: January 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Nominations Sought for Leader of the Year Award

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Nominations are being accepted for the "2018 African-American Leader of the Year Award" that will be presented by Aurora's African-American Heritage Advisory Board during the 14th Annual Heritage Dinner on Friday, February 23, 2018.


The annual award is bestowed upon a local African-American each year who has demonstrated consistent leadership in and committed service to Aurora's African-American community and the city at large.  Previous award recipients are: Judge Keith Brown, Henry Cowherd, Donnell Collins, Alderman Scheketa Hart-Burns, Sherman Jenkins, Cynthia Latimer, Clayton Muhammad, Archie Needham, Lillian Perry, Anthony Stanford, Keith Cross and Tom Boatright.


Nominations must include a brief biographical sketch of the nominee and detailed information of his or her work in the community.  Submissions can be made by individuals and organizations online at or email the requested information to [email protected].

Deadline for submission is Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

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