Community Relations Council Promotes Positive Human Relations Through Annual Awards Program


The City of Hickory Community Relations Council (CRC) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Human Relations Awards. The annual Human Relations Awards are designed to recognize any individual, youth, or organization/business that has gone "above and beyond" in promoting good human relations in the City of Hickory. "We hope to receive a number of nominations," said Clise Plant, Chair of the CRC. "We know there are a number of groups and individuals who selflessly give back to our community and go above and beyond to promote positive human relations."

The community is encouraged to nominate individuals or businesses who meet and excel in the CRC's mission of promoting positive human relations in the City of Hickory and beyond. Nominees need to be currently involved in promoting human relations within the City of Hickory.

Nominee applications can be found on the CRC's webpage on the City's website, under Boards and Commissions. Completed applications are due to the Hickory CRC by May 1, 2017. Completed nomination forms should be sent to:

ATTN: Chief Thurman Whisnant
347 2nd Avenue, SW
Hickory, NC 28602

The winners will be announced and recognized at the annual Spring Human Relations Award event. Details of the Human Relations Award event are in the planning stages and will be announced in the near future.

For more information, please contact staff liaison Chief Thurman Whisnant at the City of Hickory Police Department, at (828) 261-2600.

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