Ald. Milele Coggs
Press Release

Nominations now being accepted for 2020 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Awards

 

By - Dec 2nd, 2020 01:44 pm

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs is seeking nominations for the 2020 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Awards, and is inviting residents to submit the names of individuals or groups that work diligently to improve and strengthen the quality of life for themselves, their neighborhood and the City of Milwaukee.

The awards are named for the late Dr. James G. White, who lived in the 6th District and served as a county supervisor and the regional vice president of WestCare Wisconsin Harambee Community Center. He facilitated countless neighborhood projects and programs and always used his gifts, talents and knowledge to improve and empower the community.

Awards will be presented to 6th District residents, one to a community organization and one to a block club, all of which will have contributed to making their neighborhood a better place.

Nomination forms are available online via Alderwoman Coggs’s website (milwaukee.gov/district6), or by calling the Alderwoman’s office at 286-2994 to receive a hard copy of the form by mail.

“It is an honor every year to be able to recognize the people and groups who help make the 6th District such a vibrant place to live,” Alderwoman Coggs said. “Many residents contribute to improving the quality of life in their neighborhood, but there are those who go above and beyond through their work and good deeds to help others and the community in which they live. If you know someone who fits this description, I encourage you to nominate them as a Difference Maker.”

Nominations for the Difference Makers Awards will be accepted from now through Friday, January 8, 2021. Alderwoman Coggs will announce the honorees during the virtual 6th District Town Hall meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2021.

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