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Nominate Local Champions of Open Government

Hurry to get your nominations in for Sunshine Week!

Do you know people in New Rochelle who have championed local government transparency?  

New Rochelle Patch is participating in Sunshine Week 2012, which begins on March 11, by promoting the Sunshine Week organization’s national Local Heroes contest. We’ll also be talking up, covering and conversing with you about open government and freedom of information on our site during that week so stay tuned. 

This week we want to kick that conversation off with a call to action to you to nominate local open government champions who have played a significant role fighting for local government transparency. 

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday March 7 so put this on your Must Do list right away. The winner will be honored in Washington. We'll share the winners with you.

Here’s a link to the Sunshine Week nomination form. 
www.sunshineweek.org/LocalHeroes/LocalHeroNomination.aspx

Faced any challenges with government transparency in our town? Share your stories with me at michael.woyton@patch.com and I'll share them with our community.

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