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Deadline near for Washington Secretary of State awards for civic commitment

Know any social-minded company worth nominating for a decent award?

The Washington Secretary of State's office is looking for nominees of corporations that demonstrate a commitment to giving in order to improve local or regional social and environmental conditions.

This honor is called the Corporations for Communities Award. 

The deadline is Aug. 31. 

Each year the secretary's office will select one large and one small business winner. The winners geta National Association of Secretaries of State Medallion. It's said to be the “highest civics honor awarded by the state.”

Nominations can be made by anyone.  The nominee must be registered with the Office of the Secretary of State and be in compliance with state and federal laws. Nomination forms are available on the Secretary of State’s Web site at this link.

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