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Who are the Unsung in the Greater Houston Area?

Style Magazine Newswire | 12/29/2017, 9:06 a.m.
In honor of the outstanding achievements of Unsung Heroes in the African American community, Ford Motor Company is launching a ...

In honor of the outstanding achievements of Unsung Heroes in the African American community, Ford Motor Company is launching a search for Unsung Heroes in the Greater Houston Area.

In recognition of the many heroic and selfless acts taken during Hurricane Harvey, this special edition of Ford Freedom Unsung will honor and celebrate local individuals who went above and beyond to support the community during this difficult time.

To be considered for an award, nominees should be people whose actions in response to Hurricane Harvey uplifted the Greater Houston region and moved the community forward.

Honorees will be recognized at a special Black History month event and program on Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Bell Tower on 34th, 901 W 34th Street, Houston, TX 77018.

All nominations must be completed and postmarked or received by email no later than January 22, 2018 in order to be considered by the Board of Judges. Recipients will be notified in early February 2018.

To enter:

• Submit the name, address, and telephone number of both your nominee and yourself as the nominator.

• Write a brief (500 words or less) compelling summary describing what distinguishes your nominee as an individual, including information that highlights how the

nominee’s actions benefitted the lives of others during the Harvey crisis.

• Recipients must be present at the program in February 2018. Mail Nominations to : Ford Motor Company World Headquarters

Attention: Angela Polk, One American Road - 214-E1, Dearborn, MI 48126 Nominations can also be submitted via email to: apolk6@ford.com

Honoring Unsung Heroes in the African American community

In every community there are people who go above and beyond to positively impact countless lives. Their stories deserve recognition. Ford Freedom Unsung celebrates these extraordinary individuals and organizations within communities across the country whose achievements may otherwise go unacknowledged.

Made possible by a grant from Ford Motor Company Fund, Ford Freedom Unsung salutes and honors those who have positively impacted communities and whose achievements serve to enlighten and inspire others.

This special Hurricane Harvey Edition will celebrate individuals who went above and beyond to support the Houston region during this difficult time.

Honorees are selected based on outstanding accomplishments including unique and valiant acts that positively impact lives in their immediate or widespread community. Their actions affect many and impart triumphant outcomes.