Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Service Award sought

Published 3:44 pm Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award.

The awards program, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers. Through the years, the award has been bestowed on thousands of North Carolinians who have shown concern and compassion for their neighbors by volunteering in their local community.

Each county selects up to ten individuals, businesses, groups/teams and one paid Director of Volunteers to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to their communities. One of the nominees will be nominated for the Governor’s Medallion Award for Volunteer Service, which is awarded to the top 20 volunteers in the state. A local committee evaluates the nominations.

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Nomination forms are available in Tyrrell County at the Tyrrell County Cooperative Extension, 407 Martha Street in Columbia as well as on the NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service website at under the “Volunteer Awards” tab.

This year, the nomination form will also be available as an online form. Nominators can fill out the form online and then the commission will send the forms to the Award Coordinator for their respective county.



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