The Mayor’s Volunteer Appreciation Night is held annually in conjunction with National Volunteer Week, which has been celebrated for 44 years and is sponsored nationwide by the Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network.  The 34th Mayor’s Volunteer Appreciation night is scheduled for April 15, 2018. 

Applications for nominations in all categories must be submitted by Friday, March 2, 2018

Outstanding Volunteers - Outstanding Volunteer should have provided a minimum of 100 hours of donated community service or support during the past year. Their contributions need not have been in a leadership or chairman role ~ just noteworthy and of extra and consistent effort. This service should have been performed in and/or provided direct benefit to the Town of Herndon.

Distinguished Service Award - The Distinguished Volunteer is the highest level of recognition awarded in the town, presented to those individuals who have demonstrated exemplary levels of service over several years or in projects, which required significant levels of leadership, service and effort. Candidates should have displayed extensive community-wide volunteer support in sports, social services, arts, conservation, safety, or other community activities or organizations. Individuals should have displayed a commitment to volunteering with a minimum of two years of service and demonstrated a willingness to assume multiple responsibilities and/or projects involving considerable leadership, time, and effort.

Distinguished Corporate Service Award - To qualify for this award a business must promote the Town of Herndon as a great place to live and work, and have influence on making the town a better place for all citizens through innovation, policies and practices that support and encourage volunteerism, for at least the past two years.

List of Previous Award Winners

Corporate Service Award Application

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Local businesses are the driving force which makes the Town of Herndon successful. The business region promotes the good of the town. To qualify for this award a business must promote the Town of Herndon as a great place to live and work, and have influence on making the town a better place for all citizens through innovation, policies and practices that support and encourage volunteerism for at least the past two years.

Nominations must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018.

Eligibility:

  • Nominee must be a private, non-charitable business or corporation, or an employee volunteer group thereof, located in or providing service to the town or the town’s residents, community groups or other businesses.
  • Contributions must have begun or partially occurred in the award year to be eligible.
  • Nominee may only be nominated once every five (5) years.

Nominees must have demonstrated exceptional service to the community in the following areas:

  • Outstanding commitment to promotion of the town for the greater good of Herndon.
  • Pride in the town illustrated through involvement in projects and events that bring business and people to the town.
  • Ongoing community impact through a partnership with the town or other Herndon-based businesses that benefit the town and its residents and visitors.
  • A historical record of supporting volunteerism through innovation, employee volunteer programs, volunteer hours, number of volunteers, monetary support, etc.

All applications shall include a description of nominee’s corporate volunteer activities and the period of activity describing how the applicant meets the Distinguished Corporate Service Award Criteria listed. Nomination descriptions should be limited to one page single spaced describing the Corporate Nominee’s commitment, leadership, service, and results achieved. A photograph depicting the volunteer service of the firm and/or its employees and a company logo is requested. (Digital, preferred)

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The nomination description may either be typed in the space below or attached using the file upload option.

The nomination description may either be typed in the space below or attached using the file upload option.
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    Applications are also available in PDF:

    Outstanding Volunteer

    Distinguished Service 

    Distinguished Corporate Service

      

     

     

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