ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – The City of Albany is looking for nominations for outstanding residents who go above and beyond to build a better sense of community.
City officials are looking to recognize an individual who has displayed community leadership, dedication or support in any of the following areas: arts and history, social justice, education, or community organizing.
Nominations are open until August 28 at 5 p.m. for the 4th Annual Henry Johnson Award for Distinguished Community Service,
The award is given every year to commemorate Sgt. Henry Johnson, Albany’s World War I hero who was awarded the National Medal of Honor by former President Barack Obama in a 2015 White House ceremony.