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Search Underway for 2012 Champion of Service

Published August 29, 2012

champion of service logoAUGUSTA - The Maine Commission for Community Service is calling for nominations for its 2012 Champion of Service award. The honor will be presented October 9 at the annual statewide volunteerism conference in Orono.

The Champion of Service award recognizes an individual who has served in the public sector (local, county, regional, or state). The recipient is someone who has consistently advocated for citizen involvement in addressing community issues and shown an understanding of what support citizen volunteers need to be effective. The person has demonstrated an understanding (intuitively or explicitly) that thriving towns and cities are places where residents actively serve to make a difference in civic life and foster the local quality of life.

Nominees need to be Maine residents. In addition, the criteria state the nominee should be 

All nominations must be submitted through the online form by Monday, September 24, at Noon.

For more information and nomination details, visit VolunteerMaine.org.

FMI: Maryalice Crofton, 207.624.7781
       Service.commission@maine.gov