Volunteer Fairfax Seeks Nominations, New Deadline Feb. 9

Volunteer Fairfax Seeks Nominations, New Deadline Feb. 9

Awards recognize the contributions of volunteers in the community.

Nominations are open for the 2016 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards. The awards recognize citizen volunteers who perform the service that makes our local community such a great place to live, work and play. Nominations deadline has been extended to Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m.

Know an amazing volunteer? Please share! Community and civic groups, government agencies, faith organizations, educational institutions, and local nonprofits are encouraged to nominate the outstanding volunteers who support your mission. Individuals may also nominate.

Award nominees and recipients will be recognized at the 2016 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards breakfast on Friday, April 8 at The Waterford in Springfield. The event is open to the public and is attended by over 400 community and business leaders, including Chairman Sharon Bulova and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.

Elise Neil Bengtson, chief executive officer of Volunteer Fairfax says, “Every day there are individuals and groups working to make our community better. Volunteers build playgrounds, maintain rivers and streams, and tutor students—these citizen volunteers contribute greatly to our quality of life. Please nominate so we may learn their inspirational story.”

To submit a nomination visit www.volunteerfairfax.org.