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2017 Children’s Champion Breakfast Nomination Process is now OPEN!

It is our pleasure to open up the nomination process for the 22nd Children’s Champion Awards. The awards will be presented at the Breakfast for Champions on Friday, February 10, 2017. The Children’s Champion Awards started in 1996 to recognize shining examples of those in the community doing good things for children.  The awards are designed to recognize and thank individuals, businesses, government agencies and organizations for their tremendous contributions toward making Genesee County the best place to raise children.  Some of the awards include scholarships for youth.  The categories for nomination are as follows:

Healthy & Safe Places for Children & Youth Award

Special Opportunities for Children & Youth Award

Opportunities to Develop Life Skills Award

Volunteerism Opportunities Award

Robert E. Weiss Outstanding Youth Award

Curbco Vocational Education Award

Roy E. Peterson Caring Adult Award

Crim Fitness Foundation Active & Healthy Leader Award

James T. Dover Jr. Outstanding Senior Award

For specifics on each award please click on the following link-


2017 Children’s Champion Award Description

To nominate someone please click on the link below or if you have any issues you are also welcome to fill out the nomination form and email it to

2017 Children’s Champion Award Nomination Form

2017 Children’s Champion Award Nomination Form (Printable version)

All applications are DUE at 5:00PM EST December 4, 2016

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Kristy Cook at