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20th Annual Mother Of The Year Contest

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About the Mother of the Year Award

Know a mom who deserves to be honored? Nominate her for the 20th Annual Mother of the Year Award. The Albany Tulip Festival will once again recognize the Capital District’s most magnificent moms.

They're looking for moms who have proven a commitment to their family and their community. A committee of judges will select one winner and four runners-up based on the essays received. All decisions are final. The five finalists will be contacted by phone by Tuesday, April 24th, and must agree to present at the Tulip Festival on May 13th, where the winner will be announced.

For consideration of a deserving mom, please complete the nomination form and include an essay of 95 words or less. Your essay should explain why the nominee would make an excellent choice.

Nominations open April 9th and will be accepted until noon on April 23rd!

The Crowning of the Mother of the Year

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Joe Condon of B95.5, along with the newly crowned Tulip Queen and her Court, will greet the five finalists and crown one of the Mother of the Year on the Lake House stage at noon on Sunday, May 13th at this year's Tulip Festival in Washington Park. All finalists will receive a gift basket of prizes as well as flowers from Ambiance Floral and Events.

The media sponsors are B95.5, The Times Union, Upstate and [email protected] magazines.

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