SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - There are twelve nominees for the Sioux Falls Human Relation Commission’s Humanitarian Award to be presented Thursday, August 29th.
Human Relations Assistant Carol Gary says the reception is free and open to the public at the Avera Prairie Center.
Gary says the award recognizes the spirit of humanitarianism. She says the criteria include people who have gone out of their way to be inclusive, have done a community service that's related to diversity and they actively work toward creating goodwill.
Gary says nominees were submitted by friends, peers and co-workers. She says the Human Relations Commission makes the final selection.
Mayor Mike Huether will make the award presentation. The Humanitarian Award Ceremony is Thursday, August 29th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Avera Prairie Center