Walter Welsh Award nominations due by Dec. 11

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The Walter Welsh Award will be presented Jan. 21 during the annual M.L.K. Roundtable Breakfast sponsored by the M.L.K. Celebration Committee of Southport.

This award is a tribute to a person who dedicated his life to promote racial harmony, tolerance and understanding in the community. It will be given to an individual, selected by the M.L.K. Celebration Committee, who has excelled in the promotion and improvement of human relations; efforts to educate the community, by precept and example, in the promotion of racial tolerance; and ways to improve cultural and ethnic understanding by utilizing dialogue and other innovative activities.

All nominations are to be submitted to Rhonda Y. Davis, chairwoman M.L.K.C.C., P.O. Box 10185, Southport, NC 28461. Nominations must be postmarked no later than Dec. 11.