Nominations Being Accepted for 2017 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards

Volunteers make Worcester County a better place to live, work and visit. To honor volunteers whose contributions help improve the quality of life here locally, Worcester County residents are invited to nominate individuals, organizations and businesses for the 2017 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards. The deadline to submit nomination forms is June 16, 2017. A recognition ceremony for all nominees will take place August 24.

Nominations will be accepted, with one winner to be chosen from each of the following 15 categories: youth, emerging leader, individual, lifetime achievement, member of the board, national service participant, AmeriCorps alum, exemplary service-learning, faith-based, group/team, non-profit volunteer program, small/large business, community of service, first responder, and veteran.

Nominees should reside in and represent the volunteer spirit of Worcester County. Nomination forms are available online at

Hard copies will be available at the following locations: Human Resources in the Worcester County Government Center in Snow Hill, all five Worcester County branch libraries or by contacting Worcester County Volunteer Services Manager Kelly Brinkley at 410-632-0090 or