Deadline for Volunteer of the Year nominations

Recognize those people who give freely of their time

Don’t delay in nominating your volunteer for the 2011 Volunteer of the Year Awards before the March 3 deadline.You can find nomination forms on the Volunteer Campbell River website (volunteercr.ca). Categories include Youth, Adult and Senior. Winners and nominees will be recognized at a wine and cheese reception at the museum April 13, during National Volunteer Week, which is April 10-16, 2011.Once again Investors Group has come on board as a major sponsor of our local National Volunteer Week activities, as has Quality Foods. Volunteer Campbell River is looking for more sponsors for this special event. If you or your business is interested in helping recognize those who make our community such a great place in which to live, please contact the volunteer centre at 250-287-8111.Volunteer Campbell River has about 100 member agencies, which in turn have volunteers who help seniors, youth, animals, the environment and artistic, religious, athletic and social justice organizations in our community. So be sure to give your volunteers the recognition they deserve!Nomination forms must be completed by staff or board of a VCR member agency in good standing. The selection committee will base their decisions solely on the information provided on this document so please ensure each question is answered thoroughly as this will assist the selection committee in evaluating each candidate equally.All nomination documents must be received at the volunteer centre, located in the lower level of City Hall, by 2 p.m. Thurs., March 3. The centre is open Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Or you can send it by email (scanning the document with signature) to louise@volunteercr.ca, by fax to 250-287-9658 or by mail to PO Box 983, Campbell River BC, V9W 6Y4.

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