The Mayor’s Annual Volunteer Reception is held annually in conjunction with National Volunteer Week, which has been celebrated for 45 years and is sponsored nationwide by the Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network. The 35th Mayor’s Volunteer Reception is scheduled for April 7, 2019.

Applications for nominations in all categories must be submitted by Friday, March 1, 2019.

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.

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. A previous Distinguished Service Award winner cannot be selected again within a ten-year period.

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

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Applications are also available in PDF:

Outstanding Volunteer

Distinguished Service 

Distinguished Corporate Service  



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