Feb. 21, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications


800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797


Bowdon’s Best Awards honor community members, groups that exemplify KidsPeace mission of hope, help, healing 

BOWDON – KidsPeace National Centers of Georgia is looking to thank “community helpers” by honoring them with “Bowdon’s Best” awards.

KidsPeace will begin accepting nominations annually for adults, children, clubs and organizations that have significantly contributed to the Bowdon community by demonstrating the KidsPeace mission of giving “hope, help and healing.”

Our inaugural awards ceremony will be held in March. Nominations are due to the committee no later than Feb. 28. Nominations should include the nominee’s name and phone number, as well as your name and contact info and a paragraph outlining the reason for the nomination.

They can be submitted to, or mailed to KidsPeace National Centers of Georgia, Attention: Kathy Waldrop, Customer Services Representative, 101 KidsPeace Drive, Bowdon, GA 30108.

For additional information, call Kathy Waldrop at 770-437-7219 or Jan Lloyd at 770-258-8980.

About KidsPeace

For 130 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit other sections of our website. Follow us on Facebook or on Twitter @KidsPeace.