Mayor Benjamin G. Blake in conjunction with Milford Youth and Family Services, will present the 27th Annual Mayor's Youth Award in a ceremony Thursday, May 7, at 5 p.m. at the Parsons Complex Veteran's Memorial Auditorium.
Each year, the mayor and Milford Youth and Family Services acknowledge youth that have performed outstanding service to improve Milford or to assist its residents. Teachers, parents, clergy and others in the community nominate youth for this award.
Nominees are considered for individual awards in three age-based categories: Elementary, middle, and high school. In addition, there is a fourth category to honor the accomplishments of youth groups.
Nomination forms can be obtained from Milford Youth and Family Services at 150 Gulf Street, the mayor's office, or from the City of Milford Youth and Family Services website: ci.milford.ct.us/youth-family-services/pages/mayors-youth-award.
The nomination deadline is Monday, April 6.
Questions may be directed to Christie Roche, program coordinator, Milford Youth and Family Services  at 203-783-3253 or email croche@ci.milford.ct.us.