Friday, September 24th, 2021

YSB seeking Steven L. Bailey award nominations

Posted: Friday, August 6, 2021

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County is currently accepting nominations for its annual Steven L. Bailey Memorial Award. This award has been presented annually since 1999 to an individual or group who demonstrates a strong compassion for the youth and families of Huntington County. The nominee can be an individual or a group who has made a positive impact in the lives of young people through activities that empower, encourage and support our youth.

“During his life, Steve strongly believed everyone had strengths, and he was willing to provide the support needed for them to reach their fullest potential. Bailey was truly a youth and family advocate and the recipients of this award have also shared these attributes that Bailey demonstrated in his professional and personal life. This award helps keep his mission alive,” stated Jan Williams, executive director.

To be considered for the award the candidate must: be an individual or a group; be a positive role model through supportive, encouraging and empowering involvement with youth as a volunteer or though their professional responsibilities and have impacted a Huntington County child and/or youth.

Nomination forms may be picked up at the Youth Services Bureau’s office, located at 1344 Maple Drive, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Requests for nomination forms may also be sent to All nominations need to be submitted to the Youth Services Bureau by Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

The award will be presented at the agency’s Annual Meeting which will be held on Thursday, September 30, 2021. More information can be obtained by calling the Youth Services Bureau at (260) 356-9681 or emailing