Each year the cities of Minnetonka, Hopkins and Golden Valley, the Hopkins and Minnetonka school districts and the Glen Lake Optimists host a Caring Youth Recognition event to honor the contributions of caring young people. The 2013 event is set for Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka.
To qualify for the award, a Caring Youth must meet at least one of the following criteria: live in Minnetonka, Hopkins or Golden Valley; attend school in Hopkins or Minnetonka; and/or volunteer (unpaid and not as a requirement for a class or co-curricular program) in Minnetonka, Hopkins, or Golden Valley.
Young people may only be nominated by the organization they are serving. For more information, including nomination guidelines and an application, visit www.eminnetonka.com or call Jacque Larson, community relations manager, at (952) 939-8207. Nominations for the 2013 Caring Youth awards are due by 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2013.