First 5 Madera County wants to publicly recognize people who make a difference in the lives of young children and is asking the community’s help to do so.
Nominations for the 2014 Hands-On Hero Awards will be accepted until Friday. The awards honor the efforts of those who work with children under five years old to help them grow up to be happy, health and secure.
Categories are early care and education, exceptional parent and volunteer, family strengthening and child health.
Past recipients are eligible for nomination. Those interested in nominating someone must fill out a form and attach a short narrative which tells why the person is deserving...