Special Courage award to be presented at Two Days In May conference

Staff report

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Two Days In May Awards recognize the outstanding services of individuals and/or organizations empowering victims of crime in Ohio. Individuals and/or programs of any public or private nonprofit organization, whose mission is to assist, protect, or empower victims of crime, are eligible for consideration. Awards will be presented at the Attorney General’s Awards Luncheon at the 2017 Two Days in May Conference on Victim Assistance on May 16, 2017.

A new award debuts at this year’s conference: the Special Courage Award. This award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated strength, resiliency and perseverance in serving crime victims. Nominations are also being accepted for the Promising Practice Award and the Robert Denton Special Achievement Award.

Nominations and deadlines

The nomination form must be completed in its entirety. All entries must be received by the Attorney General’s Office by March 10, 2017. Each nomination must be signed and dated by the nominator. You may submit more than one nomination, but each nomination must be submitted using a separate nomination form. The nomination form may be duplicated.

For a nomination form, go to http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Files/Individuals-and-Families/Victims/Two-Days-in-May/2017-TDIM-Award-Call-for-Nominations.aspx.

This year’s conference will be held May 15 -16 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Registration begins March 6 through May 5, 2017. This year’s fee is $85 and payable by credit card or check.

For more information on the 2017 TWO DAYS IN MAY Awards, visit www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/TDIM, or contact Venica Miller, conference director, 614-644-1234, fax 866-372-7133 or emailvenica.miller@ohioattorneygeneral.gov.

Staff report