June 30, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 26

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Service award nominations sought 

The selection committee for the annual Presidential Awards for Excellence in  Service has called for the submission of nominations for 2000. 

The Excellence in Service Awards recognize classified and administrative and  professional employees whose work is above and beyond normal job requirements.  Up to five winners may be chosen each year; each will receive a recognition  plaque and $1,000. 

This year you can complete and submit the nomination online from Human  Resources' Web page.  A hard copy of the form also is available  from the Employee Development and Training Office. Nominations are due Sept. 29. 

For eligibility and selection criteria, see the nominating rules accompanying  each nomination form. If you have questions, call 7-2323. 

City to host Veterans Wheelchair Games 

More than 600 military veterans from the United States, Puerto Rico and Great  Britain will participate in the 20th National Veterans Wheelchair Games July 4-8  at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. 

The athletes will compete in track and field events, basketball, rugby, archery  and many other sports.  Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend. 

For more information, visit the South Texas Veterans Health Care System Web site or call Michael Tolzmann at 617-5218.