The Traverse City Human Rights Commission is accepting nominations until Feb. 1 for its annual Sara Hardy Humanitarian Award. Nominees should exemplify the ideals of the Commission: promotion of mutual understanding and respect among all individuals and discouragement of discriminatory practices. Recent recipients include Gertrude Morgan Springer, Jim Rowlett, Briam Simerson, Eugene Fox, Susan Odgers, Joe Lada and Helen Cook. Send nomination letters via mail: Traverse City Human Rights Commission, 400 Boardman Ave., 49684 or fax: 922.4476. More info by emailing Theresa Gardner, commission chair.