Is there a person (or an organization) who has taken that extra step, given support when needed, made an impact on you or someone you know? The Putnam Community Service Network (PCSN), a Cornell Cooperative Extension program, would like to recognize them at the PCSN’s 29th Annual Awards Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac.

Nominations are being sought for those who have made a difference in the lives of others in human services and/or community services in Putnam County. Award recipients and all nominees will be honored at the PCSN Awards Breakfast.

Nominations make a difference by showing the community the broad array of community programs, projects, and services provided by dedicated professionals, volunteers, organizations and youth in Putnam County and by giving much deserved recognition for their accomplishments. Nominees and recipients will be recognized at the awards breakfast in September.

Categories include: Distinguished Service Award-Individual, Distinguished Service Award-Organization, Ruth Dain Volunteer Service Award, Professional Career Recognition Award, Norman Vincent Peale Outstanding Service Award, Liz & Buzz Burr Excellence in Communications Award, Joe Gomez Memorial Advocacy Award, Youth Award, Public Service Award-Individual, Fred Dill Community Service Networking Award.

The deadline for completed applications received is Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Award descriptions, criteria and applications may be obtained online at or by calling 845-225-8493, ext. 211.

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