United Way of Vermillion seeks nominations for Vermillion Volunteer of the Year Award

United Way of Vermillion has established an annual Vermillion Volunteer of the Year Award that will be presented at the joint Vermillion Development Company/Vermillion Chamber of Commerce community banquet on Feb. 19.

Nominees are sought who exemplify the best traditions of volunteerism in America.

The honoree will have a sustained record of giving of his/her time and other resources for the improvement of the community in a broad range of activities.

A committee representative of the city, the school district, the churches, the Chamber of Commerce, and other non-profit organizations will be selected by the United Way of Vermillion Board of Directors to evaluate the nominations and to select the winner of the award.  No member of this committee will be eligible for nomination for the award.

All United Way member agencies, other non-profit agencies, and the general public are encouraged to submit nominations for the Vermillion Volunteer of the Year Award.  Nomination forms may be obtained by calling Dan Kenton, interim executive director of United Way of Vermillion, at 624-5354 or 677-8652.  The deadline for the 2009 nominations is Feb. 4. Completed nomination forms should be mailed to United Way of Vermillion, P.O. Box 216, Vermillion, SD 57069.

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