Connecting for Kids to honor 'Kind Kid'; nominations being accepted

During the month of October, Connecting for Kids will be celebrating kindness with Facebook posts, newsletter articles and website resources that provide families with tips for teaching kindness and compassion to their children. As part of this celebration, the organization is opening up nominations for the Kind Kid Award.

The Kind Kid Award is given to a child under 13 years of age who demonstrates kindness and compassion to peers, two key components of the Connecting for Kids "Beyond the Bench" Buddy Bench Training Program. The nomination should include a specific example(s) of an act(s) of kindness performed by the nominee.

The nomination deadline is Nov. 1. To nominate a child, please fill out the online form found on the organization’s website at connectingforkids.org/Board-Awards. Every child nominated will receive a certificate to reinforce his or her actions.

The child selected for the Kind Kid Award will be publicly honored at the Connecting for Kids Winter Fundraiser on Feb. 23, 2018.

Lorilynn Wolf

Lorilynn Wolf serves as the Communications Director for Connecting for Kids.

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Volume 9, Issue 20, Posted 9:58 AM, 10.17.2017