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Nominations are being accepted for the annual Commissioner's Circle of Excellence Awards, which recognize excellence among human services providers, counties, tribes, advocacy groups and other organizations that work in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services to help people meet their basic needs so they can live in dignity and achieve their highest potential. Nominations are being accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29. For each nomination, fill out the Commissioner's Circle of Excellence Awards Nomination form (PDF).
Criteria to consider when making a nomination include but are not limited to: