The head of the Lipetsk region presented awards to large families

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi photolanguage in Russia. Lipetsk. Archival photoThe head of the Lipetsk region presented awards to large families© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

The head of administration of Lipetsk region Oleg Korolev today presented awards to 25 families in the region for the preservation and strengthening of family traditions, values, family life, motherhood and fatherhood in the celebration of International family day, the press service of administration of the Lipetsk region.

«Among the recipients — teachers, doctors, engineer, priest, law enforcement, agriculture, drivers, workers. Family experience of the laureates — from 15 to 56 years. Only 25 families brought 110 children. Regional prize large families are awarded annually, starting in 2007, their size is 50 thousand rubles», — stated in the message.

At the same time with the best of large families of the region awarded 15 winners of regional public contest to determine the best family of the year, which is held in the region for the eighth time. The contest was held in five categories. The winners in each category received the gift of a minibus. The winners of the contest, the second place finisher, was awarded a car. For third place as the gifts were given sets of appliances.

The tradition of honoring the parents of large families exist in the Lipetsk region since 2007. Only in the region for 10 years, cash incentives received 250 families. Candidates for the awards put forward by the local authorities.

«Strengthening the authority of the family, creation of conditions for healthy living of families with children — the primary goal of the authorities and civil society. In the field of our special attention are large families, the number of which is growing every year», — told RIA Novosti the head of the Lipetsk region Oleg Korolev.