OLYMPIA - Serve Washington is accepting nominations for the 13th annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards, which recognize individuals, volunteer groups and families for their volunteer efforts. The awards honor some of Washington’s most dedicated individuals and groups for their commitment to volunteerism as the foundation for caring communities and a thriving Washington.
A team of judges will review applications to select 12 individual awards, five national service awards and three group awards for these individual criteria:
National service awards
Citizen Corps/CERT volunteer
Youth (18 and younger)
Foster Grandparent Program
Retired Senior Volunteer Program
Senior Companion Program
Honorees will be recognized at the Volunteer Service Awards ceremony to be held Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at the Executive Mansion in Olympia and later that day during a pre-game ceremony at Safeco Field in Seattle in conjunction with the Seattle Mariners Salute to Volunteers Night.
Serve Washington advances national service, volunteerism and civic engagement to improve lives; expands opportunity to meet the local critical needs of residents of Washington; and strengthens community capacity while creating healthy and resilient communities. For more information, visit Serve Washington.