Newton is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Unity Award.
The Unity Award recognizes a Newton resident, business or industry that has made significant contributions to social unity by promoting the acceptance of diversity in Newton.
Nominations should include specific acts and characteristics that qualify the individual for the award. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, April 8.
The 2016 Unity Award recipient will be announced at the Unity Day Celebration, which will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Newton-Conover Auditorium.
Unity Day is a celebration of the communities within Newton. The celebration promotes positive multi-cultural relations and harmony throughout the city. More details about the event will be released as planning continues.