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Nominees sought for Volunteerism, Community Service Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2022 Virginia Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards. The nomination period began on April 18 and ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 17.

Individual honors will be awarded in the categories of youth, young adult, senior and adult volunteers. Group honors will be awarded in the categories of faith-based organizations, families that volunteer together, community organizations, small businesses and corporations.

“It is an honor and a privilege to recognize the commitment of our statewide volunteers,” said Gov. Glenn Youngkin. “Each year, we celebrate the service of these individuals, organizations and companies as a way to not only thank them for their extraordinary efforts, but to raise up all of our incredible volunteers and inspire all Virginians to serve.”

Those honored are among the more than two million Virginians who serve each year across the state and contribute more than 240 million volunteer hours annually. That equals $...

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