Build-a-Bear Workshop Seeking Young Volunteers

Deadline February 28

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - February 9, 2011) - Nominations are being accepted for the eighth annual Build-a-Bear Workshop Huggable Heroes program that recognizes and rewards young leaders, ages 8-18, for positive contributions to their communities and the world. Deadline is February 28. 

Ten Huggable Heroes will each receive $10,000 -- a $7,500 educational scholarship and a $2,500 donation for the charity of his or her choice. 

Nominate a candidate by visiting or pick up an entry form at participating Build-A-Bear Workshop stores. 

Past Huggable Heroes have been honored for starting literacy programs, organizing toy drives for children in need, collecting donations to feed homeless animals and gathering items to send to soldiers. 

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For more information contact:
Katie Zeidman
314-727-5700 x107