2017 Governor’s Points of Light Awards Recipients

RENO/LAS VEGAS, October 6, 2017 — Nevada Volunteers, the Governor’s Commission on Service, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Points of Light Awards, the highest honor bestowed on a volunteer in Nevada. The finalists and recipients of the awards truly embody the strength and unity of Nevadans serving as points of light in their communities. The seven award recipients were announced by Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison at the Annual Governor’s Points of Light Awards Ceremony on October 5, 2017.

2017 Governor's Points of Light Awards Finalists

2017 Governor’s Points of Light Awards Finalists

The Governor’s Points of Light Awards 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.

2017 Governor’s Points of Light Awards Recipients include:

Individual Volunteer: Northern Nevada

Dr. Paul Brosy – Reno

Individual Volunteer: Southern Nevada

Edwin Kingsley, MD – Henderson

Individual Volunteer: Rural Nevada

George H. Gault – Mesquite

Nonprofit and Community Organization Volunteer Program

USO Las Vegas – Las Vegas

Corporate and Business Volunteer Program

JBA Consulting (NV5) – Las Vegas

Volunteer Manager

Lisa Feller – Las Vegas

Volunteer Program Serving Veterans

Nevada Rural RSVP Veterans VIP Program – Carson City

 

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

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

 

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