Virginia to recognize fathers across the Commonwealth through a new Favorite Father awards
Contact: Denise Shafer, State-wide Coordinator for Public Awareness and Outreach (804) 615.2520Virginia
Monday, April 22, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for a special recognition of fathers that will take place on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Richmond, VA, called the Favorites Father awards. The Favorite Father awards will recognize dads throughout the Commonwealth who are making a difference in their families and in their communities.Families, friends, employers, organization leaders and more are encouraged to nominate a dad for this special honor. Nominations can be made through Facebook, by searching for Stronger Parents, Brighter Futures VA. The nomination link is pinned to the top of the page. Nominations are due by Friday, May 10. Multiple winners will be chosen from around the state, with one exceptional dad in each of 4 regions (Richmond, Fairfax, Roanoke & Portsmouth) receiving special recognition and a family excursion in Virginia. Nomination link – https://www.facebook.com/strongerparentsVA/
The Favorite Father awards are a part of the International Fatherhood Conference that will take place in Richmond June 3-4, 2019 at Virginia Union University. The International Fatherhood Conference was created by the National Partnership for Community Leadership to focus on community agencies partnering their resources to give parents the tools (building blocks) they need to raise happy, healthy and successful children. Information about the conference can be found at – https://www.npclfathersandfamilies.org/register-today.