Indianapolis, March 17, 2017 – Do you know of an outstanding father in Marion County who is responsible for developing strong relationships within his family and his community? Nominate him today for the Heart of a Father Award, presented by Managed Health Services (MHS).

Each year, Fathers and Families Center recognizes those fathers who exemplify family involvement, consistency, awareness and nurturing by presenting deserving men the Heart of a Father Award at its annual Faces of Fatherhood Luncheon. Fathers and Families Center is proud to announce that Ryan Consulting Group will be the presenting sponsor of the luncheon and MHS will be the presenting sponsor of the Heart of a Father Award.

Nomination award forms are available on the Fathers and Families Center website at The deadline for nominations is April 21, 2017.

Nominees must be a biological father, legal stepfather or adoptive father who lives or works in Marion County and acts as a positive role model for his child or children. There is a limit of one nomination per individual. The nominated individual must agree to be nominated and must be available to attend the Faces of Fatherhood Luncheon, presented by Ryan Consulting Group, on Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis.

Award recipients will receive the Heart of a Father Award, recognition as an outstanding father and a $250 cash prize award. The nominated fathers will be judged by an independent awards panel at Fathers and Families Center.

Fathers and Families Center is a 501(c)(3) agency that works to enhance the capacity of young fathers to become responsible and involved parents, wage earners, and providers of child support. Major activities are centered on educational and employment advancement, parenting and basic life skills training, and support services assistance.

CONTACT: Tom Surber
Phone: 317.880.4793
Cell: 317.402.9327
Pager: 317.310.5972 

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