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Norfolk, VA, April 4, 2011—In response to the popularity of its annual Most Inspiring Person of the Year Award, Beliefnet, the Web's leading mulit-faith inspiration and spirituality site and property of BN Media, LLC, has announced its Most Inspiring of the Month program. Each month, Beliefnet will feature ten inspiring individuals linked to a particular theme. The kick-off month is April and the theme is Most Inspiring Environmental Activists to tie into April's Earth Day celebrations.
Other month's themes planned for 2011 include Most Inspiring Women, paying homage to women everywhere who inspire, Most Inspiring Up & Coming Faith Leaders, featuring lesser known faith leaders making a difference in the lives of others, and Most Inspiring Foundation Leaders, honoring those who operate foundations with inspiring missions.
In the past, Beliefnet’s Most Inspiring of Person of the Year Award recipients have included a wide range of individuals, from household names such as Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, the “Hero of the Hudson” and actor Michael J. Fox, to athletes, business leaders, community activists, health advocates, champions for the homeless, children and many other compassionate, proactive and giving individuals.
To learn more about April’s Most Inspiring of the Month feature visit http://www.beliefnet.com/Inspiration/2011/Most-Inspiring-of-the-Month/April.aspx.
To nominate an individual for Most Inspiring Person of the Month or Year, email nominations@BeliefnetStaff.com .
Beliefnet, a property of BN Media (Norfolk, VA) and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online, is the largest multi-faith online community for spirituality and inspiration. Its mission is to help people find and walk a spiritual path that instills comfort, hope, clarity, strength and happiness for people who are exploring their own faith or curious about others. Beliefnet is the definitive source of spiritual information presented without defined editorial point-of-view, and is a leading authority for major news organizations in the United States. It covers an exhaustive range of topics and is continually enhanced by its users. Resources include blogs and social networking tools, feature articles and videos, quizzes, devotionals, photo galleries and interviews with noted politicians, celebrities and spiritual leaders. Beliefnet has more than 14 million newsletter subscribers and averages nearly three million unique visitors per month. Beliefnet is not affiliated with any spiritual organization or movement.
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