Marquette County Outstanding Volunteer Nominations Now Being Accepted

The Volunteer Coordinators of Marquette County are accepting nominations for the 2014 Marquette County Outstanding Volunteer Awards. The awards are given annually in conjunction with National Volunteer Week to individuals and an organization to acknowledge their commitment to serving their communities through volunteerism.

Nominations are sought for the following categories: Youth, Adult, Senior, Pet Partners, Organization, and Michael D. Nunnally: NMU Student Volunteer. A Volunteer of the Year will be selected from entries in all categories. All volunteers in Marquette County are eligible. Anyone can nominate a volunteer. Self nominations are welcome.

All volunteers in Marquette County will be honored during a celebration Saturday, April 5, 2-4 p.m. at the Westwood Mall in Marquette. Awards will be presented at 3 p.m. Nominees are encouraged to attend.

Downloadable nomination packets are available here. Paper copies are available at Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center or Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes in the Westwood Mall, Marquette.

Nominations must be received by March 7. Email to Jill Rady, Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes at jrady@gsnwgl.org. Or mail to Volunteer Awards GSNWGL, 3020 U.S. 41 West, Suite 321, Marquette, MI 49855.

The Volunteer Coordinators of Marquette County provide networking opportunities for those working with volunteers and share resources on volunteerism-related projects. The group invites those who work with volunteers to join its monthly meetings. For more information about the group, contact Jill Rady at 920-955-3438.

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