Nominations are being accepted for the Bartholomew County Family of the Year.
The recognition event is planned for Nov. 17 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
This honor recognizes area families who work and play together, who exemplify love, teamwork, unity, respect and have overcome adversity in their lives with grace and dignity.
Nominations may be sent to Judy Lifferth at 3842 W. North Wood Lake Drive, Columbus, IN 47201. Application deadline is Nov. 1.
State Sen. Greg Walker, R-Columbus, will read a proclamation from Gov. Eric Holcomb about National Family Week at the event, and Mary Ferdon will read the mayoral proclamation from the city of Columbus. St. Peter’s Elementary School Choir Joyful Noise will perform.
For more information, contact Judy Lifferth at 812-342-1552.