Southeast Kansas health center accepts award nominations

Southeast Kansas health center accepts award nominations

Labette Center for Mental Health Services (LCMHS) is now accepting submissions for their Care and Compassion Awards. The 9th annual awards celebrate community members who go the extra mile showing care and compassion for others.

There will be a total of four awards presented at the banquet. A total of four categories are open for submission and one winner will be chosen for each. The categories include Community Member, Labette Center Staff Member, Public Service, and Education Provider. Anyone from the Labette community can be nominated.

All entries must include the name of the nominee, the address, and (if possible) a phone number or email address. A written description of the persons feats in compassion must also be submitted and should be at least 250 words.

The deadline for submissions is at 5 pm on February 22nd of 2019. The recipients will be officially announced during the Care and Compassion Banquet.

Community members can submit entries by calling Monica Simpson at (620)421-3770 or (800)303-3770. You may also email her at You can also submit or find more information at or on their Facebook page. You may also mail (or drop off) submissions at LCMHS, which is located at PO Box 258, 1730 Belmont, Parsons KS 67357