In honor of the Norwegian Viking Leif Erikson who 1000 years ago was the first European to set foot in North America we are annually on October 9th recognizing the unique modern Vikings within our local communities who possess the same Viking spirit and core traits: Imagination,Vision , Collaboration and Fearlessness
We look for socially conscious individuals, companies, and organizations, which in addition to contributing within their communities, also have the following four core Viking traits embedded in their accomplishments:
We announce our annual awards each year on Leif Erikson Day (October 9th). The modern-day Vikings being honored showcase the same core Viking traits that allowed Leif Erikson to sail across the ocean and discover America.
Jimmy Carter, Former President of the United States
David was chosen amongst hundreds of local heroes and community leaders across the U.S. to become the role model of the year. He spearheaded the turnaround of the most dangerous community in Clermont reducing crime with a record 90%. With his strong dedication & care for others David is a role model to the rest of US.
As part of our effort to strengthen neighborhoods and unite those making a difference in our urban communities embodying the Viking sprit of Leif Erikson, we continually recognize the organizations, companies, and individuals who are currently making America a better place.
US Congress approved on September 2, 1964, and authorized the President of the United States to proclaim October 9th of each year as “Leif Erikson Day.”
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