United Way Accepting Nominations for Rock Star Awards

Emerging Leaders Alliance to honor community-minded young professionals

The Emerging Leaders Alliance of United Way of Westchester and Putnam is now accepting applications for its Rock Star Awards, which honors community-minded and philanthropic young professionals and college students who are making a difference in Westchester and Putnam counties.

Nominations will be accepted through August 30. Applications can be found online at www.uwwp.org/rockstar . The awards will be presented at United We Rock Award Ceremony, which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24 at Manhattanville College in Purchase from 6 to 8 p.m.

Candidates will be community-minded young professionals or college students, ages 18-45 who have worked to improve their communities through volunteerism, advocacy, or activism in their professional lives.

The winners will be chosen by a panel of judges made of past winners and two UWWP board members.

For more information on United We Rock, visit www.UWWP.org or contact Faith Ann Butcher, Acting Chief Impact Officer at (914) 997-6700, ext. 753, or fbutcher@uwwp.org.