United Way Seeks Nominations for Volunteer of the Year

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The United Way Volunteer Center's Volunteer of the Year Awards & Recognition Event is an annual celebration held during national Volunteer Week to honor Klamath Country citizens, organizations and institutions for outstanding community service. 

Every individual and non-profit receives an award and is recognized.  This event is presented annually by United Way in partnership with The KMSB Foundation and support by the Klamath County Commissioners. 

Entry forms are available at United Way, 136 N. Third Street (ph. 882-5558), or they can be sent electronically to you, or downloaded at www.unitedwayoftheklamathbasin.org.

The Volunteer Center's purpose is to enhance the spirit of volunteerism within Klamath Country through recruitment, training, and referral of volunteers to non-profit organizations in need of help.  Each year, local media members judge every nomination and select 10 finalists in the following categories:

Type Number Age Group
Senior 2 55 years and over
Adult 2 19 to 54 years
Youth 3 18 years and younger
Education 1 See criteria
Public Safety / Service 2 See criteria
Volunteer of the Year 1 Selected from Above Categories

For complete details on Eligibility and Nomination Procedures download the nomination form by clicking here.

Information provided by United Way of the Klamath Basin.