Distinguished Service Awards Banquet

The Brainerd Jaycees, in partnership with Brainerd Community Action, are proud to sponsor the Brainerd Area Distinguished Service Awards (DSA). This year's event will be held on October 27, 2016 at the NP Event Space in the Northern Pacific Center in Brainerd. A social will begin at 6:30PM with dinner served at 7:00PM, and awards will follow.  

The DSA is an evening of community & celebration honoring residents of the Brainerd Lakes Area for their outstanding service. We'll be honoring residents in 9 different categories, including:

Outstanding Non-profit of the Year

Outstanding Agribusiness Person of the Year

Outstanding Child Care Provider of the Year

Outstanding Educator of the Year

Outstanding Community Service Provider of the Year

Outstanding Youth Volunteer of the Year

Outstanding Young Citizen of the Year

Outstanding Senior Volunteer of the Year

Outstanding Citizen of the Year


The DSA was started in 1999 to honor Brainerd Lakes citizens who have served their community in a variety of capactiies. Derived from the Ten Outstanding Young Americans Program, the DSA typically honors 10 individuals. For more information about the event, you  can "like" our Facebook page or email us at dsa@brainerdjaycees.com.