The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is seeking entries for the 13th annual Celebration of Service to America Awards, an event that recognizes outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner held Monday, June 6, 2011 at the Washington Convention Center.
Categories for the Service to America Awards include:
Service to America Community Awards for Radio and Television, honoring broadcasters for individual campaigns, projects or programs that serve the public good or otherwise provide exemplary service to their local communities.
Service to Children Awards for Radio and Television, recognizing broadcasters for outstanding programs, campaigns and public service announcements that serve the children of their communities.
Service to America Television Award, acknowledging a television station for the totality of its efforts and commitment to excellence in serving its community.
For information on awards criteria and entry rules, click here.
The Celebration of Service to America Awards are sponsored and produced by NABEF with major support from Bonneville International Corporation and the National Association of Broadcasters. In recent years, Starkey Hearing Foundation founders Bill and Tani Austin, ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” entertainment industry icon Quincy Jones, legendary rock star Sir Elton John, former President Bill Clinton, First Lady Laura Bush, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, boxing legend Muhammad Ali, former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalyn Carter, and former First Lady Nancy Reagan have been presented with the Celebration of Service to America Leadership Award at the event.