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Human Relations Commission Accepting Award Nominations

Human Relations Commission Accepting Award Nominations
The Human Relations Commission of the City of Allentown is seeking nominations for the 36th Annual Human Relations Awards Celebration, which is planned to be held this year at the Barristers Club on Tuesday, October 22, 2013.

The award ceremony honors community members who celebrate Allentown’s diversity through their long-term commitments to a better city for all who live and work here.

“I am awfully proud to be mayor of such a great city with outstanding diversity,” Mayor Ed Pawlowski said. “During this annual celebration, the city formally recognizes those individuals and organizations that have worked diligently to advance equal opportunity in Allentown. I strongly encourage all citizens to nominate someone in the community deserving of this recognition.”

Nominations will be accepted until Friday, September 20, 2013 at 4pm. To receive nomination forms, contact Human Relations liaison Ismael Arcelay at or Jean Brossman at

Applications are also available on the Human Relations Commission webpage on the City of Allentown website at
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