News 2010

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the NOAA Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG) are presenting another excellent and informative series of events for Black History Month 2010. The theme for this year’s Black History celebration is “The History of Black Economic Empowerment”. One of the highlights of the anticipated events is the NOAA BIG Distinguished Service Award Ceremony, which gives recognition to NOAA employees who have consistently contributed outstanding service to NOAA and/or BIG to promote excellence in the workplace.

The NOAA BIG Chapter is requesting nominations for the third annual NOAA BIG Distinguished Service Award. The award will be presented to the recipient(s) during the February 24, 2010, Black History Month Program.

Details on eligibility and nomination procedures can be obtained by accessing the following link: NOAA BIG 2010 DSA Procedures

Points of contact are Gracie Wiley at 301-713-0720 x107 or, and Jannie G. Ferrell at 301-713-1867 x 135 or