Nominees sought for annual Tempe humanitarian award

Tempe Community Council is seeking nominations for the Don Carlos Humanitarian Award and the Hayden Youth and Young Adult Award from members of the Kyrene Corridor community. The Don Carlos Humanitarian Award is presented annually to an individual or couple who has given outstanding service to our community over an extended period of time, has benefited the less fortunate and has made Tempe a better place to live.

The nominee must be a current or former resident of Tempe or work in Tempe.

The last award recipient from our area was Carol E. Smith in 1999.

The Inaugural Hayden Youth and Young Adult Award will be presented to a Tempe resident and/or student (ages 12 through 21) who serves as a positive example to his or her peers and to the community at large.

The nominee should demonstrate leadership and/or innovation in service to others and a commitment to modeling positive conduct and inspiring others to become involved in community service.

Nomination forms may be submitted online at Tempe Community Council's website at or a form can be mailed or faxed to (480) 858-2300.  

Nominations must be received by August 26.