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ICC Foundation Seeks Silent Defenders

January 23, 2005

The International Code Council Foundation (ICC) is accepting nominations for its inaugural Silent Defender Awards. The program recognizes individuals and organizations that perform an extraordinary act that demonstrates a commitment to the Foundation’s mission of building stronger, safer communities.

The Foundation Award Committee is looking for individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the lives of people through improving building safety and fire prevention. Nominees should have high ethical standards and lend themselves to the dignity and credibility of their profession.

The Silent Defender Awards may be awarded to more than one person and is not limited to those in the building safety or fire prevention profession.

If you know someone who has improved the lives of others through selfless acts of benevolence, help give them the recognition they deserve. Nominate them for the Silent Defender Award. Tell us in 150 words or less the details of the nominee’s act and please include the nominee’s contact information. Nominations are accepted by e-mail, mail or fax through March 31, 2005. E-mail your nominations to “pmyers@iccsafe.org”:mailto:pmyers@iccsafe.org; mail them to Silent Defender Awards Program, Attention: Paul Myers, President, International Code Council Foundation, P.O. Box 11335, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45311; or fax them to 513-574-2159. Visit www.iccsafe.org/foundation/silent_defenders.html for more information.

Winners will be announced during Building Safety Week 2005 at the International Code Council Foundation’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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