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HandsOn Volunteer Network Award

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - In partnership with 21 WFMJ and the Our Valley's Volunteers campaign, HandsOn Volunteer Network of the Valley is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the HandsOn Volunteer Network Award.

As the only local Volunteer Connector Organization, HandsOn Volunteer Network of the Valley is pleased to recognize the efforts of volunteers in the Mahoning Valley through the HandsOn Network Award. The award was established in 2004 to recognize the spectacular efforts of our local volunteers. It provides an opportunity for local organizations, the public and volunteers to nominate an individual or group of people who show exceptional commitment to community and social improvement.

Each year, thousands of volunteers nationwide and locally will receive recognition for the immeasurable generosity and selflessness they provide to organizations and the community through sharing their time and talents to improve their community. The HandsOn Volunteer Network Award is about recognizing volunteers who consistently display a high level of commitment to volunteerism; and through their service, promote an ethic of civic engagement to our community.

The award draws public attention to volunteerism and service and the impact it has on improving the Mahoning Valley.

Nominees will be judged by a panel of community volunteers and the awards will be presented during the HandsOn Network Volunteer of the Valley Celebration, Thursday, November 10, 2011. Details on location will be forthcoming.

Awards will be judged in the following categories:

• Individual - an individual volunteer or couple exemplifying a strong volunteer ethic

• Youth – a high school aged student for exemplary volunteerism benefiting the Mahoning Valley; or who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in promoting volunteerism

• Group - a group of three or more adults, youth, or both engaged in ongoing and outstanding volunteer service benefiting the Mahoning Valley

• The Virginia Leskanic RSVP Navigator Award – open to those RSVP Lead with Experience volunteers currently In good standing and serving in high impact placements

• The HandsOn Corporate Partner Award – chosen by the board and staff of HandsOn Volunteer Network and presented to an organization with a distinguished service record and a corporate philosophy of giving back to the community.

Here is your opportunity to publicially recognize a volunteer or group of volunteers make a difference in your organization or effort!

For a nomination form, call the HandsOn Volunteer Network at at 330.782.5877 or send an email to info@HOVN.org.

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, September 21, 2011.

 

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