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Posted on: January 9, 2020

2020 Volunteer Service Award Nomination Period Now Open

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Nominations are now being accepted in Pitt County, for participation in the 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award.  Created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, the awards program recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated volunteers; and has been bestowed on thousands of North Carolinians who have shown concern and compassion for their neighbors by volunteering in their local community.

As part of the program, each county selects up to ten individuals, businesses, groups or teams, and one paid Director of Volunteers to 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 awarded to the top 20 volunteers in the state. Nominations are evaluated by local committees.

Official nomination forms are available online via the Pitt County website at: www.PittCountyNC.gov/GVSA, with hard copies available at the following locations:

  • Pitt County Planning Department
  • Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation Center
  • Pitt County Website

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, N.C. 27858

alice.keene@pittcountync.gov 

All nominations must be received by no later than 5:00pm on Monday, January 27, 2020.  For further information on nominating in Pitt County, contact Alice Keene at    252-902-1984 or alice.keene@pittcountync.gov.  For more information on the history and purpose of the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards themselves, visit: https://www.nc.gov/agencies/volunteer/volunteer-awards.

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