Elks 2013 Award Kidnapped Tortured Murdered “Kiki’s” death has been an inspiration to millions of people around the world and to the Elks Drug Awareness Program That is why we wear the Red Ribbon
Honor Someone In Your State It’s Easy to Do It’s Great Publicity It’s the Right Thing To Do It lets your State know you take a stand It gains you National recognition It shows your support for Law Enforcement
Every Nominee is a Winner! Your State Nominee will receive an Award A Director will come to your State for presentation if available A National winner will be chosen for an award to be presented at an appropriate time and place
Nominating Lodge Recieves Award!
Criteria for Camarena Award Must be an individual – not an organization May be a Team within an organization Must be a Law Enforcement professional Must be a positive role model committed to a healthy lifestyle Must have made an outstanding contribution in the field of drug awareness/prevention
Criteria Continued Must have gone beyond the normal responsibilities of their position Must have the support of their superiors If selected, must attend the awards ceremony announced by the Elks DAP Directors
Nomination Guidelines Nominations must be accompanied by the Official Elks Nomination Form Nomination should be in narrative form and include the following: How the Nominee’s commitment has helped youth Specific Achievements & Awards
Guidelines Continued Specific programs, publications, community activities etc. that the nominee has participated in – especially those that motivate & encourage citizens to take an active part in drug education & prevention Leadership and organizational abilities of the Nominee Time and effort contributed “Beyond the Call of Duty”
Guidelines Continued How the Nominee exemplifies the life of “Kiki” Camarena – That One Person Can Make a Difference!
Submit Entries by 12/15/2013 Send to: Gerry Kirkland 3376 Richards Crossing Fort Mill, SC 29708