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Volunteer of the Year

Howard County Volunteer of the Year 2014

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, the Howard County Council and the Volunteer Center Service Howard County are seeking nomination for the 2014 “Volunteer of the Year” Awards program.  This annual program recognizes people, agencies and groups that have demonstrated commitment and dedication to making our community a better place. Deadline for nominations is Friday, February 28, 2014.  

Nominations are being accepted for:

  • Individual Youth (18 & Under)
  • Individual Adult (Over 18)
  • Non-profit Organization or Governmental Agency (recognizing non-profit or governmental agencies successfully engaging and managing volunteers)
  • For-profit or Community Group (recognizing for-profit businesses or community groups providing volunteer support to local non-profit or governmental agencies)

To be Eligible: Nominees must be either residents of Howard County or do their volunteer work in Howard County. Their efforts should have a significant impact on an individual or the community; for individual nominations, the nominated service must be performed outside the scope of the nominee’s paid employment.


NEW to this year’s Volunteer of the Year Award program, winners will have a brick engraved with their name and award to be placed in a pathway, the “Pathway to Service,” at the County’s newest park, Troy Park at Elkridge. The pathway is part of Phase 2 of the park’s design, and is expected to be completed in the spring of 2015.

Endorsement Forms: Nominators may also submit up to two additional endorsements from other individuals or organizations familiar with the nominee’s volunteer contributions.


Download the nomination form.

Download the endorsement form.

Nomination and endorsement forms may be filled out online and submitted via e-mailed to voy@howardcountymd.gov; mailed to: Howard County Volunteer of the Year, Attn: Alexandra Bresani, Office of Public Information, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043; or faxed to (410) 313-3390.   


Nomination and endorsement forms must be postmarked by Friday, February 28, 2014.

All nominees
will be recognized at the County's annual Volunteer of the Year Ceremony on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Banneker Room of the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive in Ellicott City. The event is free and open to the public.

For questions or to request to have a nomination and/or endorsement form sent to you, please call (410) 313-2023 or e-mail voy@howardcountymd.gov.

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