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Lt. Governor Kinder accepting nominations for Veterans Service Award

Jul 05, 2013 -- 6:17am

Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is accepting nominations for the 2013 Lt. Governor’s Veterans Service Award.The award was created to recognize Missouri veterans who provide volunteer service to their communities. The deadline to submit nominations is Oct. 15th. Each nominee will receive a certificate of recognition, which will note the nominating person or agency. Winners, selected from across the state, will be announced on Veterans Day, Nov. 11th.  They will be presented with an official Declaration from the Lieutenant Governor at a ceremony in the Capitol when the General Assembly is in session to give lawmakers the opportunity to also honor these veterans.Individuals must have served or currently be serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and volunteer a minimum of 25 hours per year. You can nominate someone by going to the Lieutenant Governor’s official website, www.ltgov.mo.gov. For questions about the award, call the Lt. Governor’s Office at 573-751-4727.

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