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Harrisonville Bright Futures Earns Award

The Harrisonville Bright Futures organization received the Affiliate of the Year Award for 2017 on March 2.

This is only its fifth year in existence; the program began in Harrisonville in early 2012.

They were recognized for meeting students’ needs and making a difference in the community.

Filer said the process wasn’t too hard.

“Through Bright Futures USA awards process, we were nominated, then selected as a finalist, and then named the winner,” she said.

With approximately 50 affiliates in the nation, the award is prestigious.

“We get a nice award and at the banquet we were honored in front of a crowd that included representatives from other affiliates and potential affiliates,” said Filer.

“We will get to present a session at next year’s Community Engagement Conference.”

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