81st Annual TOYO Award
For the past 80 years, the Omaha Jaycees has presented an award to Ten Outstanding Young Omahans (“TOYO”) who have exemplified the ideals of their communities and exhibited extraordinary leadership qualities. TOYO honors individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 who show exemplary commitment to improving the community through selfless acts of kindness while excelling in their professional careers. Please take a moment to nominate someone you know for the TOYO Award today!
Nominations must be submitted by October 25,2013. The nominations can be submitted electronically through the nomination survey to the left.
If you have any questions regarding the 81st Annual TOYO Award or the nomination process, please contact Marco Kpeglo LeRoc, 2013 Co-Chair at (402) 218-6979, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2012 TOYO Recipients
Oscar Duran, Neighborhood Revitalization Specialist, Habitat for Humanity of Omaha;
Adrienne Fay, Director of Marketing, Borsheims Fine Jewelry and Gifts;
Dan Gilbert, Special Assistant to Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affair, University of Nebraska, Omaha;
Christian D. Gray, Executive Director, inCOMMON Community Development;
Sarah Helvey, attorney, Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in Public Interest;
David Patterson, Merck and Company, and Adjunct Professor, Midlands University;
Angie Schendt, Editor, Woodmen of the World;
Meagan Schnoor, Environmental Scientist, HDR, Inc;
Angel Starks, Educationl Director, Growing Hearts Collaborative; and
Erin E. Swanson, Director of Planned Giving, Goodwill Industries, Inc.
Thank you to our 2012 Sponsor, Borsheims Fine Jewelry and Gifts
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TOYO began in 1932 and is the Longest Running Jaycee Project in the World!