Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Youth of the Year
For: Exceptional teen members of a BGCA chapter.
By: Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Reader’s Digest Foundation
Winner: Mona Dixon, Tempe, Ariz.
Contact: Brian Hill, (404) 487-5798, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.bgca.org
Live Positively Fitness Centers
For: Schools that have participated in the Governor’s Fitness Challenge, with students, parents, and teachers achieving an outstanding amount of physical activity in the past year
By: California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and the Coca-Cola Foundation
Winners: Andrew Jackson Elementary, Santa Ana; Dunlap Elementary, Dunlap (Fresno County); Grover Cleveland High, Reseda; Kentwood Elementary, Los Angeles; Hart-Ransom Elementary, Modesto; Nellie Coffman Middle, Cathedral City; North Park Elementary, San Bernardino; School of Engineering and Sciences, Sacramento.
Contact: Kenny Rogers, Executive Director, Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, (310) 692-0162, Kenny@calgovcouncil.org; Bill Bradley, Media Contact, Me Communications, (916) 213-5230, email@example.com; http://www.calgovcouncil.org; http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com.
2010 YMCA-Annie E. Casey Foundation Families Count Family Strengthening Award
For: Excellence Awards given to three YMCAs offering innovative and proven family strengthening programming that can serve as a model for Ys across the country; Inspiration Awards given to two YMCAs for showing potential in family strengthening initiatives to provide them with additional resources to further develop and expand their programs.
By: YMCA USA and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Winners: Excellence Awards were given to Racine Family YMCA, Racine, Wis., Valley of the Sun YMCA, Phoenix, Ariz; and Old Colony YMCA, Brockton, Mass. Inspiration Awards were given to YMCA of Greater Richmond, Richmond, Virginia; and Prairie Valley YMCA, Elgin, Ill.
Contact: Diana Hurles, Donor Relations Manager, YMCA of the USA, (312) 419-8374, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christopher Columbus Awards
For: Middle school students who identify a community issue and use the scientific process to solve it.
By: The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation
Deadline: Feb. 7, 2011.
Contact: Stephanie Hallman, email@example.com, (800) 291-6020 x3154, www.christophercolumbusawards.com