Award seeks to honor students

DOWNEY - Applications are now being accepted for the Downey Youth Service Award, a recognition for local students active in community service.The award is jointly sponsored by Downey Kiwanis Club and The Downey Patriot. Eligible students must reside and attend a school in Downey. Winners will be recognized during a special dinner Feb. 4 at the Rio Hondo Event Center, where they will receive an awards certificate and gift card from Stonewood Center. There is no fee to enter. Applications are available at Downey school offices. Entries must be postmarked no later than Jan. 25 and mailed to The Downey Patriot, Attn: Eric Pierce, 8301 E. Florence Ave., St. 100, Downey, CA 90240. Entries may also be e-mailed to or

********** Published: January 8, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 38

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