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[ARCHIVED] 2021 Mayor's Human Rights Awards

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Mayor Niemeyer and the Brookings Human Rights Commission would like to announce the following 2021 Mayor’s Awards:  


2021 Mayor’s Dorothy & Eugene Butler Award

Awardee:  Kas Williams

The Mayor's Award for the Dorothy and Eugene Butler Award is a recognition award of the Human Rights Commission.  This award is presented annually to the person(s) who have contributed to advancing the cause of human rights.  The award bears the name of the first recipients, Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler.  The Butlers were recognized for their lifelong advocacy in human rights issues on a local, regional, and national level.


2021 Mayor’s Youth Award

Awardee:  Emily McColley

The Mayor's Award for Youth is a recognition award from the Human Rights Commission.  The Youth Award is presented to an individual youth who promote and/or contribute to Human Rights in the Brookings area and abroad.


It is an honor to invite the public to the Mayor’s Awards Event on Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Swiftel Center, Daktronics Room, in conjunction with the Mayor’s Holiday Celebration.  The awards program is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.  The Swiftel Center is located 824 32nd Avenue in Brookings. 


Each of us takes pride in our city.  It gives great pleasure to recognize these extraordinary efforts!  The Mayor encourages the residents of Brookings to recognize and applaud individuals who seek to continue to make Brookings someplace special.  A place to BRING YOUR DREAMS!



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