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Nominations being accepted for Michael Prestera award

Jan. 05, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Nominations are being accepted for the Michael Prestera Award of Excellence.

The award, now in its 17th year, recognizes individuals whose contributions have resulted in improvements in mental health and/or substance abuse in Cabell, Wayne, Putnam, Mason, Lincoln, Kanawha, Clay and Boone Counties.

Previous winners include Betty Barrett, Sen. Robert Plymale and Delegate Jim Morgan, who won in 2012.

The winner will be honored at Prestera's annual board of directors meeting on Tuesday, March 26. Nominations are being accepted through Thursday, Jan. 31.

For more details, email karen.yost@prestera.org.