Healthy Community Initiative

Thriving Youth. Thriving Community.



Nominating Someone who Makes a Difference

Who should you nominate?

Anyone can be nominated! Both groups and individuals of all ages can be recognized so long as they positively impact and value youth. Their actions can be large or small.

How do you nominate?

Complete the form below to nominate someone for the award. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Recipients are selected every month.

How will selections be made?

A selection committee of HCI board members, including local youth, will evaluate applications and select recipient(s).

What will the recipients receive?

Selected recipients will appear in the Northfield News and receive a certificate of congratulations.

Questions? Call HCI at 507-664-3524 or email

See Past Recipients

Nomination Form

  • Please briefly describe why you believe this person or group should receive the Making Difference recognition. If possible, please provide a story that illustrates their commitment. Nominations do not need to be long!
  • Please include name, relationship to nominee, and contact information (phone/email).