Submit your nomination by October 10 and save the date for the celebration February 7, 2015
July 17, 2014
Media Contact: Cody Hefner (513) 287-7054 office, (513) 608-5777 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org
CINCINNATI - Do you know someone who works tirelessly to make a difference in the lives of children? Cincinnati Museum Center wants to honor them at our Seventh Annual Duke Energy Children's Museum Difference Makers celebration on February 7, 2015. But you have to nominate them first!
The Difference Makers program recognizes those in our community who work to benefit the lives of children while also celebrating children and the work they do in their own communities to make our world better. We want to honor the unsung heroes - grandmothers and foster parents, the volunteers and small community organizations, the teenagers and budding child advocates - along with the powerhouse agencies and individuals who make the Greater Cincinnati region a better place for children.
We are now accepting nominations in the following categories:
• Youth - 12 years and younger
• Youth - 13-18 years old
• Adult - Volunteer
• Adult - Professional
• Large business
• Small business
• Large non-profit organization/Community social service organization
• Small non-profit organization/Community social service organization
• Youth/school group
We're looking for widespread community help in identifying and nominating those heroes who share Duke Energy Children's Museum's focus to better the lives of children in our community. Since the original Difference Makers event in 2008, we've recognized more than 190 fantastic nominees!
Please share this link, www.cincymuseum.org/Difference-Maker, and help encourage nominations by October 10. You can also help spread the word by sharing this link on Twitter and Facebook!
Nominating someone is easy... and don't they deserve some recognition? Visit our website at www.cincymuseum.org/Difference-Maker to find the nomination form and submit your nomination online. Help us share the work and deeds of these unsung heroes!
Nominees will be recognized for their hard work and dedication at the Seventh Annual Difference Makers celebration on Thursday, February 7, 2015 at Cincinnati Museum Center. During the event, we'll share the nominees' inspiring stories and celebrate the strides they've taken to better the lives of the children in the Greater Cincinnati region. Nominees will be able to engage their fellow Difference Makers during the family friendly event and encourage others to become further engaged in their community. For a list of all previous honorees, visit www.cincymuseum.org/Difference-Maker.
For more information or to nominate someone today visit www.cincymuseum.org/Difference-Maker or call (513) 287-7000. Nominations must be received by October 10.
About Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized institution as well as national historic landmark. Dedicated to sparking community dialogue, insight and inspiration, CMC was awarded the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums in 2012. CMC is one of only 16 museums in the nation with both of these honors, making it a unique asset and a vital community resource. Our Union Terminal has been voted the nation's 45th most important building by the American Institute of Architects. Organizations within CMC include the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and the Cincinnati History Library. Recognized by Forbes Traveler Magazine as the 17th most visited museum in the country, CMC welcomes one million plus visitors annually. For more information, visit www.cincymuseum.org.