2021 Convention Award Recommendation Form

The Minnesota State Retiree Council, AFL-CIO presents awards to individuals and unions in recognition of outstanding contributions to working families and retirees. Affiliates of the Minnesota State Retiree Council, AFL-CIO, may submit recommendations for these awards by completing this form and returning no later than Friday, August 20, 2021.

 

 

 

Name of nominee: ___________________________________________________

 

Union:  ________________________________________________________________

 

 

Award category (select one):

 

    George Colby Award

        Recognizes individuals who have contributed considerable time over a number of years in service to retirees.

 

   Retiree Council Award

        Presented to a union member whose service throughout her/his lifetime has resulted in the quality of life and benefits retirees enjoy today.

       

   Bernard L. Brommer Leadership Award

        Awarded to a union member or union for exhibiting unusual leadership building a strong voice for retired union workers and their families.

 

   Bob Bonacorda Community Service Award

        Awarded to a union member or union for exhibiting unusual leadership in community service as a retiree or for retirees.

 

   Tom Dwyer Political Service Award

        Awarded to a union member or union for leadership in political education or action aimed at improving society to benefit working families and retirees.

 

   Martha Johnson Communication Award

        Awarded to a union member or union demonstrating clarity of thought, creativity and dedication in advocating a union message through the media.

 

 

 

Describe the qualifications of the person you are recommending for the selected award:  (use additional paper if necessary, and attach)

 

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Nominator’s signature: _____________________________________

 

Union: _______________________________________________________________

 

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