Bristol PLUS Award nominees sought

The Boys & Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol is now accepting nominations for the 2013 PLUS (Positive Leadership and Unselfish Service) Awards.

The Bristol PLUS Awards are presented to women, families, or civic organizations that unselfishly give of their time, energy and devotion to people within the greater Bristol area. Members of the community are invited to nominate those who they believe are worthy of recognition due to their exceptional leadership skills, positive influence, willingness to take on challenging endeavors and their relentless commitment to bettering the lives of others. Those eligible for the award must live and/or work in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville or Plymouth.

The winners will be honored at the 29th Annual Humanitarian Dinner to be held on October 17, 2013 at the Doubletree Hotel in Bristol.

Nomination forms can be found on the Boys & Girls Club and FamilyCenter website at, picked up at the front desk at 105 Laurel St., Bristol, or by emailing Amber Page Gehr at

Completed nominations must be received at the club by 5 p.m. Monday, July 22.

For more information please contact Amber Page Gehr, Director of Development at the Boys & Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol at (860) 540-3142.