NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2015 STORY COUNTY YOUTH VOLUNTEER AWARDS
The Volunteer Center of Story County and Iowa State University Student Activities Center are seeking nominations for the 2015 Story County Youth Volunteer Awards. Nominations are sought in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and community categories. Anyone under the age of 25 who has done outstanding volunteer service in the past year can be nominated. The deadline for nominations is Friday March 13th, 2015. A nomination form can found here, or is available by contacting the Volunteer Center of Story County at 515-268-5323. For information on event sponsorship, interested donors may contact Anne Owens at the Volunteer Center.
“The number of young community members volunteering their time in Story County is inspiring and deserves special recognition”, said Stacy Perlowski of the Volunteer Center of Story County. “The Story County Youth Volunteer Awards is an opportunity for us to thank and recognize these individuals for the outstanding services they have provided over the past year.”
An awards reception will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, in the Sun Room of Iowa State University’s Memorial Union. Honored volunteers will receive an award signed by Governor Branstad.
For more information, contact Stacy Perlowski, Recognition Specialist at the Volunteer Center of Story County at 515-268-5323, email@example.com, or Kevin Merrill, Coordinator of Leadership & Service at the ISU Student Activities Center at 515-294-4354, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 Stash the Trash!
Stash The Trash is right around the corner! It is a volunteer effort that brings ISU students and community members together to help clean up the Ames community and provide support to local homeowners. Volunteers can sign up to clean a local park, neighborhood, or area within Ames. This year, Stash the Trash will also partner with the Ames Repair & Care program to assist homeowners around Ames with outside yard work.
event is scheduled to take place from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday,
April 18th. All volunteers will check-in at Reiman Gardens during that
time where trash bags and gloves will be available. A free lunch (noon
to one) and free admission to Reiman Gardens will also be offered to all
volunteers. Sign-up online here.
Announcing VCSC's NEW Volunteer In Action Award
There are so many outstanding volunteers throughout Story County, and the Volunteer Center wants your help to recognize them! We will recognize one outstanding volunteer a month on our website and in our newsletter, and they will receive a small token of appreciation from the VCSC. Nominations are due by the 3rd Monday of each month and can come from fellow volunteers, community members, or agencies. Nomination forms can be found at the bottom of the page.