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Nominees wanted for URoc Awards

The Abbotsford Youth Commission is looking for nominees for the annual URoc Awards.

The awards recognize outstanding youth, youth-friendly adults, and youth-friendly businesses and organizations in the community.

Youth Awards are presented to young people who have demonstrated leadership, supported their peers and/or have volunteered in the community.

Youth selected for the award will have made significant contributions to their communities or families.

Youth-Friendly Adult Awards are presented to adults who have excelled at building positive relationships with young people, helping them to see their full potential; demonstrated dedication and commitment to services for youth; shown innovation in the delivery of services to youth; and provided opportunities, support or services to youth.

Youth-Friendly Business Awards are presented to businesses and organizations that have performed an exceptional job in providing support and services to youth.

Award winners will have provided opportunities to youth or funding for youth activities; have exceptional hiring or training practices for youth; and/or will have proved themselves as genuine assets to youth in Abbotsford.

The awards will be presented May 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the youth centre at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.

More information and nomination forms can be found online at abbyyouth.com.

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