2016 Governor’s Points of Light Award Recipients Announced

For Immediate Release

Contact: Amber Martin-Jahn, Executive Director

(775) 825-1900 | amber@nevadavolunteers.org

www.nevadavolunteers.org

2016 Governor’s Points of Light Award Recipients Announced

RENO/LAS VEGAS, September 29, 2016 — Nevada Volunteers, the Governor’s Commission on Service, is pleased to announce the names of the recipients of the 2016 Governor’s Points of Light Awards, the highest honor bestowed on a volunteer in Nevada. The 7 award recipients were announced by Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchinson at the Annual Governor’s Points of Light Awards Ceremony on September 29, 2016 at Bally’s Las Vegas.

 

The Governor’s Points of Light Award Ceremony honors individuals, community-based organizations and businesses for their contribution to communities through volunteer service. Award recipients are selected by a panel of leaders in business, government, and nonprofits from across the state based on criteria showing how their volunteerism exemplifies achievement, need, innovation, mobilization and endurance.

 

 

2016 Governor’s Points of Light Award Recipients include:

Individual Volunteer: Northern Nevada

Rick Heckman

Individual Volunteer: Southern Nevada

Joseph M. Vassallo, CBP

Individual Volunteer: Rural Nevada

Shelly Aldean

Nonprofit and Community Organization Volunteer Program

James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas

Corporate and Business Volunteer Program

CustomInk Three Hearts Volunteer Team

Volunteer Manager

Kathy McIntosh

Volunteer Program Serving Veterans

Honor Flight Nevada

 

Nevada Volunteers thanks our Platinum Sponsor, Caesars Entertainment, as well as out other community sponsors for recognizing the value of volunteerism in the state of Nevada!

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Information on the Governor’s Points of Light Awards can be found at www.nevadavolunteers.org