By Michael Addison - email
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund is now seeking nominations for the first annual award to be bestowed in the former American Press reporter's honor.
Hector certainly left his mark on southwest Louisiana through an award-winning journalism career, and his memory will be honored by recognizing others for their excellence in the industry.
Award nominees must meet certain criteria.
Written nominations, including a brief description of the candidates' work, can be mailed to the attention of the Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund at the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana, PO Box 3125, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70602, sent via fax to (337) 491-6710, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to any advisory board member. No clips, videos or other supporting material are to be submitted but contact information is requested for those making nominations.
The first annual Hector San Miguel Memorial Fund award recipient will be honored at a luncheon on December 2, Hector's birthday, at L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort. The honoree will receive a commemorative plaque and a cash stipend.
Anyone wishing to donate to the award fund may do so by contacting the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana (www.FoundationSWLA.org ) at (337) 491-6688 or email@example.com; all donations are tax deductible.
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