Last call for nominations for 2016 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County awards

There’s still time to honor outstanding volunteers who have made an impact on your life or the lives of those around you by nominating them for the 2016 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards.

The deadline to submit nomination forms is May 16, 2016. A recognition ceremony for all nominees will take place in August. 

Nominations will be accepted with one winner to be chosen from each of the following categories: youth, individual, lifetime achievement, faith-based, group/team, non-profit volunteer program, corporate/business, community of service, and exemplary service-learning.

Five new categories have been added this year as well. These include city, county and state employee categories as well as first responder and veteran categories and are for volunteer services that take place outside their fields of paid employment. Nominees should reside in and represent the volunteer spirit of Worcester County.

Nomination forms are available online at www.co.worcester.md.us. Hard copies are available at the following locations: Worcester County Government Center in Snow Hill, all five Worcester County branch libraries or by contacting Worcester County Volunteer Services Manager Kelly Brinkley at 410-632-0090 or kbrinkley@co.worcester.md.us.