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The Health Initiative is now accepting nominations
for the Walter Lacks Award.

The Walter Lacks Award is given to a St. Lawrence County resident who has demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment to both personal wellness and to increasing wellness in others.   The award is named for an amazing community resident, Walter Lacks, who works tireslessly to improve his own health and the health of community members.  Learn more about the award here.

Do you know of a person who embodies the right qualities to be honored for this award?  Submit an online nomination, or submit a paper nomination to the Health Initiative Office by September 15, 2015.

Winners will be announced at the Health Initiative Annual Meeting on October 15th.

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