Nominations open for Governor’s Service Awards for volunteers

Feb 13, 2019

Augusta — Nominations are currently being accepted for the Governor’s Service Awards for Maine’s Youth and Adult Roll of Honor Volunteers. Adults who volunteered 500 hours or more last year, and youth who devoted 50 hours to service, are eligible for Maine’s Volunteer Roll of Honor.  Enrolling a volunteer in this non-competitive recognition program is free.

The Maine Volunteer Roll of Honor award is presented to nominees who are at least 19 years of age and volunteered at least 500 hours in the prior calendar year.  All Volunteer Roll of Honor members receive a personalized certificate, service medals, tickets to the Sea Dogs game April 9 and tickets to the volunteer appreciation event.

The Young Maine Volunteer Roll of Honor award is presented to any youth who takes on a leadership position in their community through youth group initiatives, student councils, independently established projects, or other social and collaborative endeavors. Nominees must be 18 years of age or younger and have volunteered at least 50 hours in the prior year. All Youth Volunteer Roll of Honor members receive a personalized certificate, a service pin, tickets to the Sea Dogs game April 9 and tickets to the volunteer appreciation event.

All Maine Roll of Honor Volunteers will be honored at the J. Duke Albanese Performing Arts Center at Messalonskee High School, 131 Messalonskee Drive, Oakland, Sunday, April 14, at 2 pm.

There are nomination categories for groups and organizations. Submissions must be sent electronically by Friday, March 15.  Early submissions are welcome.For information on how to submit nominations, visit volunteermaine.org/governors-service-awards/.

 

 

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