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Paynesville Press - May 5, 2004

Nominations sought for annual human rights award

The Paynesville Human Rights Commission is seeking nominations for its annual Ruth Aulick Award.

The human rights award is intended to recognize an individual, group, or business in the Paynes-ville area that has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion of understanding and cooperation of people of different backgrounds.

The Paynesville Human Rights Commission is dedicated to promoting understanding in the areas of race, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, or family status.

The award is named in honor of Ruth Aulick, the founder of the Paynesville Community Service Center, who was the first recipient of the award in 1998. Other past winners are Marie Lauer in 1999; Don Torbenson in 2000; Katherine Halvorson in 2001; Marlys Pearson in 2002; and Maurice Dosdall in 2003.

Nomination forms are available at city hall. Or a letter (no more than two pages in length) can be sent to the Paynesville Human Rights Commission at city hall.

Nominations are due by Friday, May 28.

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