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Nominations sought for volunteerism awards

One of things that makes Gloucester and Mathews counties so special is the dedication of its myriad volunteers, who do everything from running our blood drives and cleaning up our roadsides to coming to the aid of their fellow residents in need.

This past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has placed additional obstacles in their way, and they continue to rise to the challenge. Right now, there’s a way you can thank them for all they do.

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2021 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards, an annual program that recognizes the outstanding contributions of individual volunteers and organizations across the state. The nomination period ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 23.

“Each year, we have the privilege of recognizing the individuals, families, and organizations that truly embody the spirit of our Commonwealth through their service and selfless work,” said Gov. Ralph Northam. “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented tremendous challe...

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