America’s Promise Alliance has announced its 2010 list of 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING. This year, more than 350 communities in all 50 states and Washington, DC, were nominated for the 100 Best competition. The winners come from 37 states and 30 are first-time recipients of the honor. The 2010 award marks the fourth for the City of Lakewood. Jordan LaPier (above, right with Lakewood Mayor Doug Richardson), Senior Director, 100 Best Communities for Young People flew from Washington D.C. to attend a Lakewood’s Promise leadership presentation and a public ceremony on Monday, October 18.