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Nominations Open for
Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards
Submission Deadline; August 19, 2016

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Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, August 19, 2016. These awards recognize the important contributions that Delaware’s volunteers, 18 and older, make to their communities. Award recipients will be honored on October 19 at a special ceremony at Dover Downs Hotel.
As in years past, the awards honor individuals, organizations, community groups, and corporate volunteerism in the areas of arts and culture, community service, education, environment, health, human needs, public safety and social justice. In addition, three new categories have been added: economic opportunity, veterans/military families, and healthy futures. The Paul Wilkinson Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a person who has had a longtime commitment to volunteerism. Volunteer efforts must have been performed during 2015.
Nominations must be delivered by Friday, August 19, 2016 to the Office of Volunteerism, Attn: Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards, c/o April Willey, Williams State Service Center, 805 River Road, Dover, DE, 19901, or emailed to

Prior to submission, you may email the nomination form to the attention of April Willey via for review and feedback.

Click here for Nomination Form