ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Tuesday, August 23 is the deadline to nominate someone for Albany’s Henry Johnson Award for Community Service. The award is given to an Albany resident who has devoted their time and effort to social justice, volunteerism, art, history or education.
It’s named after Henry Johnson, who served in World War I and was posthumously given the Medal of Honor in 2015. Nominations can be made up until 5 p.m. Tuesday on the city of Albany’s website. The award will be presented at Albany’s Riverfront Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 10.