Community Thread is accepting nominations until early March for the 2013 Community Involvement Awards honoring exemplary volunteers in Washington County.
The awards recognize volunteers in five categories: Lifetime, Outstanding, Youth, Group and Legacy. Nominees can be individuals, partnerships, volunteer groups, must be residents of the county and meet the specific award criteria. Any resident can nominate a volunteer for recognition.
Local non-profits, service groups, school-based programs and faith-based groups are encouraged to submit nominations. Visit www.communitythreadmn.org to download a nomination form or email Valerie Jones at Valerie@communitythreadmn.org to request a nomination form be sent electronically or by regular mail. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. March 8
The county Board of Commissioners and Community Thread are co-sponsors of the annual Community Involvement Awards. The award ceremony takes place during an April County Board meeting in conjuction with National Volunteer Week April 21-27.
Call 651-439-7434 for information about the awards or any Community Thread Program.