Community Achievement Award Nomination Form

The Community Achievement Award will honor community organizations for a project or endeavor that brings together a number of people or organizations to accomplish something to benefit the greater community. They are volunteer organizations that come together to make their community better for all residents. There will be no more than one (1) honoree each selected from Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake and West Bloomfield and no more than one (1) multi-jurisdictional organizational. 

Please carefully review the information below and at the end of this document.  Because all information must be completed in a single session, consider printing this document for planning purposes. Click on OK when completing each section.  Thank you in advance!

AWARD ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
1.   All nominated organizations must have served and/or supported Greater West Bloomfield and/or Michigan in the prior year.  
2.  Previous award recipients are ineligible for the same category.
3.  Recognition is based on the organization's voluntary and nonpartisan community service to  benefit Michiganders or promote Michigan.  
4.  This is a competitive recognition.

KEY NOMINATOR RESPONSIBILITIES:  
1.   Answer each of the eleven questions in this nomination form.  Responses are required to each question.
2.  Click "DONE" after the last page to submit it.  Provide additional follow up, if requested.
3.  By March 2, 2018, email a digital photo of the organization to DebMacon4@gmail.com.
4.  By May 4, 2018, purchase any Breakfast Registrations needed in addition to the one provided at no cost by the Awards Committee.

KEY GREATER WEST BLOOMFIELD MICHIGAN WEEK AWARD COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.  Confirm nomination is received, review eligibility and communicate award status to the organization.
2.  Awardees will be  acknowledged in the printed awards program & their photos displayed when introduced at the Michigan Week Community Awards Breakfast on May 18.
3.  Each awardee receives a special plaque and certificate of recognition.
4.  Invite elected officials serving Greater West Bloomfield to CONGRATULATE awardees.
5.  Cablecast the awards program, make the program available OnDemand & on YouTube.
6.  Respond to questions emailed to the Awards Committee Chair. DebMacon4@gmail.com
7.  Finalize award decisions.

* 1. What is the name of the organization being nominated for a Community Achievement Award?

* 2. What community/communities does the organization serve?

* 3. What is the name of the organization's President or Chair and their contact information?

* 4. Who is submitting this nomination for recognition and what is their contact information?

* 5. Briefly, why was the organization created, when was it founded and how many years has the organization served Greater West Bloomfield and Michigan?

* 6. Specifically, how has the community benefited as a result of this organization's service and support?  What makes this organization unique?

* 7. In 100 words or less, summarize why this organization should be a recipient of the Community Achievement Award. 

(This information may be edited.)

* 8. A digital photo reflecting the organization:

* 9. This nomination is submitted prior to 5:00 PM, March 2, 2018.

* 10. All facts, dates and spelling of names for publication, have been carefully checked.

Thank you for helping to honor those who make a difference in the quality of life in Greater West Bloomfield and Michigan.

Your dedication to appreciating those who freely share their time, talents and support helps strengthen Greater West Bloomfield and Michigan families, neighborhoods, organizations and communities!

46th GREATER WEST BLOOMFIELD  MICHIGAN WEEK COMMUNITY AWARDS BREAKFAST

Friday, May 18, 2018
Glen Oaks Country Club, 30500 West 13 Mile Road, Farmington Hills 48334
ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MAY 4 OR ON MAY 18
Honoree Registration: 7:00 AM, Friday, May 18
Buffet Breakfast: 7:15 AM, Friday, May 18

2018 Program Theme:  "Honoring Our Public Safety Departments"

Additional information is available at www.michiganweek.org
*  Register by credit card. 
   
At www.michiganweek.org, click on "Register Here" to access PayPal.
*  Register by mail with a check.
    Make the check payable to West Bloomfield Youth Assistance - Michigan Week's fiduciary agent.  Mail or drop off the check at the Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission during weekday business hours at 4510 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48323. The Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communications Commission is a Michigan Week partner.

Michigan Week Awards Calendar
*  February 2 to May 4, 2018 *  Register to attend the Breakfast 
*  On or before March 2, 2018 *  
Nomination Forms are due
*  On or before March 2 , 2018 *
  
Email digital photo of nominees to DebMacon4@gmail.com
April 2 to April 6 *  Awards Committee announces honorees
*  May 18, 2018 *  Attend the 46th Greater West Bloomfield Michigan Week Community Awards Breakfast


At your service and in appreciation,
46th Greater West Bloomfield Michigan Week Awards Committee

* 11. If this organization is selected by the Awards Committee to receive a Community Achievement Award, the organization representative accepting the award  will receive a complimentary registration to attend  the Michigan Week Community Awards Breakfast on Friday, May 18, 2018.  This person must arrive by 7:00 AM to register.  A hot buffet breakfast will be served at 7:15 AM.  

Who will attend to receive the recognition?

Use the "Registration Here" link at www.michiganweek.org to register additional attendees.

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