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Human Relations Commission Seeks Troy Scroggins Award Nominations
For Immediate Release
April 7, 2014

Human Relations Commission Seeks Troy Scroggins Award Nominations

TOPEKA, Kan. Ė Topeka's Human Relations Commission (HRC) is seeking deserving individuals to be nominated for the annual Troy Scroggins Award.

The Troy Scroggins Award is presented to worthy individuals for their efforts in furthering the HRCís mission, which is to ensure fair and equal rights to all citizens of Topeka. The award recognizes outstanding achievements in ameliorating discrimination and prejudice based on race, sex, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, and sexual orientation and advancing diversity in the city of Topeka.

The HRC is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Individual Achievement award. This honor is awarded to an individual whose efforts at ameliorating discrimination and prejudice and advancing diversity in Topeka are outstanding, singular and noteworthy. Honorees are not required to be Topeka residents. The honoree may be of any age.

The deadline for nominations is April 30th. The award will be presented in June.

Nominations may be made by anyone who lives in Topeka. One person or entity may nominate one or more individuals. HRC board members may nominate an entity for which they work or with which they are affiliated, but must recuse themselves from voting on that entity. HRC board and staff members are not eligible to be nominated.

To nominate, fill out the form online at http://www.topeka.org/HRC/HRC_Intake_Forms_Brochures.shtml or print this version and submit it to the Topeka Human Relations Commission, 215 SE 7th Street, Room 352, Topeka, KS, 66603. Call 785-368-3606 for more information.

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