Nominees sought for youth service award

DOWNEY - Applications are now being accepted for the next installment of the Downey Youth Service Award, which honors students in grades K-12 who are active in community service.The award is presented jointly by the Downey Kiwanis Club and The Downey Patriot. Winners will receive a Stonewood Center card and a plaque at a recognition dinner Jan. 5 at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Applications are available in school offices. Entries must be postmarked no later than Dec. 19 and mailed to The Downey Patriot, Attn: Eric Pierce, 8301 E. Florence Ave., Suite 100, Downey, CA 90240 or e-mailed to

********** Published: November 24, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 32