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Nominations Accepted for 2013 Distinguished Veteran Award

veteran proudPADUCAH, Ky. (9/24/13) – Paducah Parks Services and the Veterans Day Planning Committee are accepting nominations for the 2013 Distinguished Veteran Award through October 16. The winner will be honored during Paducah’s annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11.
 
For the Distinguished Veteran Award, we are looking for candidates who currently reside in McCracken County and who continue to stay active and involved in their community. Anyone, male or female, who has served in any branch of the military may be nominated. Nomination forms are available in the Parks Office or online at www.paducahky.gov.
 
Each letter of nomination should state why the person deserves the honor and how their service has made a difference in the community. Details needed include the person’s name, gender, age, branch of military and dates of service, home address, place of employment, and how the person may be contacted. Information must also include the name and phone number of the person making the nomination.
 
A committee of five to seven people will judge all entries. Then the nominator, judging committee and Parks staff will work to surprise the individual. He or she will be honored at a ceremony in the days leading up to their riding in the parade on November 11, 2013. The parade will begin at 2nd and Broadway and travel along Broadway to 17th Street. The parade begins at 11 a.m.
 
The deadline to send in nominations is October 16 at 5 pm. Please drop the nomination off at Paducah Parks Services located at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive, or mail the nomination to…
 
Paducah Parks Services
Attn: Veterans Day Committee
PO Box 7265
Paducah, KY 42002-7265
 
For more information about the Veterans Day Parade or the Distinguished Veteran nomination, contact Paducah Parks at 444-8508, by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or visit us online at www.paducahky.gov.
 
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