(SANILAC COUNTY) -- Nominations for the 2013 Sanilac County Silver Lining Awards are being accepted through the end of the month. The Silver Lining Awards are sponsored by the Sanilac County Community Foundation and the United Way of Sanilac County. The event recognizes volunteers in the community in a number of categories. The Romney Award is given to individuals who have been nominated for a Silver Lining award for 5-years and the Stan Fetting Heart of Gold Award is given to those reaching 10-years of nominations. This year's ceremony will take place Thursday, September 12 at 7 p.m. at the Firebird Theater in Sandusky. Nomination forms are available at www.sanilacfoundation.org or by calling Joan Nagelkirk at 810-648-3634 and are due by 5 p.m. July 31.