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Family of the Year Nominations Now Being Accepted

Post Rock Family ServicesPost Rock Family Services is currently seeking nominations for its Annual Family of the Year.

Selection of the individual family will be made from an evaluation conducted by the Board of Directors of Post Rock Family Services.

Criteria for judging will include the following 16 characteristics of a healthy family:

  • Communicates and listens
  • Affirms and supports one another
  • Teaches respect for others
  • Develops a sense of mutual trust
  • Has a sense of play and humor
  • Exhibits a sense of shared responsibility
  • Teaches a sense of right and wrong
  • Has a strong sense of family, in which tradition and ritual abound
  • Has a balance of interaction among members
  • Has a shared religious core
  • Respects each member's privacy
  • Values service to others
  • Fosters table time and conversation
  • Shares leisure time
  • Admits to and seeks help with problems
  • Volunteers their time in the community

Persons wanting to nominate a family should submit, in writing, the family's name, address, phone number and the various reasons for the nomination to Russell Family of the Year, PO Box 163, Russell, Kansas 67665.

Deadline for nominations is November 11, 2013.

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