Nominations open now for Michigan veteran awards

Do you know a special veteran volunteer who deserves recognition? Or a helpful VA employee who goes above and beyond the call of duty? Or how about a particular county that is helping veterans thrive?

Nominate them now for statewide awards that will be presented at the inaugural Michigan Military & Veterans Gala at Selfridge Air National Guard Base on Nov. 6. The Gala is hosted by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

Here are the links to the criteria and online nomination forms for the 10 awards. Nominations are due Oct. 1.

Gala tickets, available at Eventbrite, are $40 through Sept. 30 and $50 after that.