The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) announced today that entries are being sought for the 2006 Service to America Awards. Finalists and winners will be honored at the Service to America Awards Gala, which will take place Mon., June 12, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The Service to America Awards Celebration recognizes outstanding community service by local broadcasters. The awards are sponsored and produced by NABEF with support from Bonneville International and the NAB. In recent years, First Lady Laura Bush, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, boxing legend Muhammad Ali, former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalyn Carter, and former First Lady Nancy Reagan have been recognized at the event.
The NAB Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public interest in supporting and advocating: education and training programs, strategies to increase diversity, initiatives stressing the importance of the First Amendment, community service, philanthropy and other timely broadcasting issues.
The 2006 Service to America Call for Entries is available at www.nabef.org. The entry deadline is Feb.13.