Union Bank, KCETLink Seek Nominations for 2015 African American Local Heroes

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Union Bank, KCETLink Seek Nominations for 2015 African American Local Heroes

What: As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink in seeking nominations for outstanding African American men and women in Los Angeles and surrounding regions for the 2015 Local Heroes Awards. Of the nominated local heroes who are providing outstanding leadership and making significant contributions to improve and enrich the lives of others, two will be chosen and their stories will be featured on KCET* in February 2015. Honorees will also be recognized during a private dinner celebration with their families and executives from KCETLink and Union Bank.                        

When: Black History Month nominations will be accepted until midnight Wednesday, December 31, 2014.

Where: Nomination forms are available via KCETLink’s Web site at: http://www.kcet.org/socal/local_heroes/assets/downloads/BHM2015-nomform.pdf

Who: African American community members in Southern and Central California who have shown leadership and dedication to serving their community through participation in the arts, business, community activism, education, social services, health services or other relevant fields. For further information, please refer to the 2015 Candidate Nomination Guidelines available at: http://www.kcet.org/socal/local_heroes/assets/downloads/BHM2015-guidelines.pdf

Why: Partnering with public television stations throughout California, Union Bank designed the Local Heroes program to pay tribute to local heroes who are making a difference by improving their profession, community, region and the world. The program has grown to reflect the very vibrant and diverse communities in and around the bank’s footprint. Visit http://www.unionbank.com/heroes for more information.

*KCET is a service of KCETLink

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