Nominate Someone for a PCFSN Award!

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Do you know anyone who is leading the charge in promoting fitness, sports or nutrition?  If so, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) is pleased to announce that nominations for the PCFSN Community Leadership Awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards are now being accepted.

Community Leadership Awards

The President’s Council Community Leadership Award is given annually to no more than 50 individuals or organizations that provide or enhance opportunities to engage in sports, physical activity, fitness, or nutrition-related programs within a community. Nominations will be accepted from September 30, 2015, through February 1, 2016.

Eligible nominations will be reviewed and winners determined by the President’s Council members.  A list of previous Community Leadership Awards winner can be located on the PCFSN website here:  Previous Community Leadership Award Winners

Nominate someone online for a Community Leadership Award.

Lifetime Achievement Awards

The President’s Council Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually to up to five individuals whose careers have greatly contributed to the advancement or promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports, or nutrition nationwide.  Factors considered in the selection process include:  span and scope of career; estimated number of lives individual has touched through his or her work; legacy of the individual’s work; additional awards or honors received; and references.  A list of previous Lifetime Achievement Awards winners can be located on the PCFSN website here: Previous Lifetime Achievement Award Winners.

Nominate someone online for a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Nomination Process

Nominations will be accepted from September 30, 2015, through February 1, 2016. Nominations are reviewed and winners selected by President’s Council members. Winners will be notified by April 1 by the President’s Council.  All individuals who submitted a nomination will be notified of the award decision by May 1.  All award winners will be announced in May 2016, during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

Please contact Hannah Torkelson, Hannah.torkelson@hhs.gov, if you have any questions or need further information.

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