The award is named for the late Juanita Haugen, a longtime community volunteer and former Pleasanton Unified School District board trustee whose "vision was to remind people to model ethical standards of behavior within their communities, businesses, homes, and to extend these traits outside our community," according to the collaborative.
Candidates for the award must be Pleasanton residents and demonstrate traits such as honesty, responsibility, integrity, respect, compassion and self-discipline.
Award recipients will be honored at a luncheon on May 21 at the Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St. A drawing to raise funds for the Juanita Haugen Community of Character Scholarships will also be held at the event.
To nominate a resident or a nonprofit group, complete the form available at www.communityofcharacter.org. They may be sent to [email protected] Nomination forms may also be dropped off at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, 777 Peters Ave. The deadline for submission is April 14.
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