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Nonprofit taking nominations for those helping veterans

Nation’s Finest announced that nominations are open for “Nation’s Finest 50.”

Nation’s Finest, a nonprofit organization serving over 150,000 veterans since 1972, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In honor of this milestone anniversary, they are launching the Nation’s Finest 50 award to recognize and celebrate individuals — alive or deceased — who have gone above and beyond to make a real impact in the lives of veterans and their families over the last 50 years.

Nominees can be well-known leaders and supporters, both military and non-military, leaders of nonprofit organizations, or individuals who work quietly behind the scenes without recognition to assist veterans transitioning from military life to civilian life. People who have assisted veterans from all branches of military service will be considered. To nominate a person who meets these qualifications, go to:

Nominations open this week in honor of Veterans Day and will be accepted until March 3, 2023, when the Nation's Finest 50 Blue Ribbon Panel will meet to review the nominations. They will select 50 individuals to be celebrated at a live Nation's Finest 50 event on Memorial Day weekend.