Candidates wanted for the Volunteer Service Award | Business

Nominations are accepted for participation in the 2022 Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service.

Established by the Governor’s Office in 1979, the rewards program recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers and has been awarded to thousands of North Carolinians who have shown concern and compassion for their neighbors by giving volunteering in their local community.

As part of the program, each county selects up to 10 individuals, businesses, groups or teams and a paid volunteer director who will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to their communities.

One of those selected will be nominated for the Governor’s Medallion Award for Volunteer Service, which is presented to the top 20 volunteers in the state. Applications are evaluated by local committees.

Official nomination forms are available on the Pitt County website at: or the North Carolina Commission on Volunteering and Community Service website at: under “Volunteer Award”. Copies are available at Pitt County Community Schools and at the Recreation Center located at 4561 County Home Road, Greenville.

Completed forms should be emailed or returned to: Alice Keene, Recreation Projects Coordinator, Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation Center, 4561 County Home Road, Greenville, NC 27858, or [email protected]

All applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 18. For more information on nominations in Pitt County, contact Alice Keene at 902-1984 or [email protected]

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