For Immediate Release
Contact: Amber Martin-Jahn, Executive Director
(775) 825-1900 | firstname.lastname@example.org
2017 Governor’s Points of Light Awards Finalists Announced
RENO|LAS VEGAS, August 26, 2017 — Nevada Volunteers, the Governor’s Commission on Service, is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2017 Governor’s Points of Light Awards, the highest honor bestowed on a volunteer in Nevada. The award is given in 7 categories: Northern Nevada Individual; Southern Nevada Individual; Rural Nevada Individual; Nonprofit and Community Organization Volunteer Program; Corporate Volunteer Program; Volunteer Program Serving Veterans; and Volunteer Manager. Finalists will attend the Governor’s Points of Light Award Ceremony on October 5, 2017 at the Flamingo in Las Vegas where the award recipient for each category will be announced.
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.
2017 Governor’s Points of Light Finalists include:
Individual Volunteer: Northern Nevada
Dr. Paul Brosy
Individual Volunteer: Southern Nevada
Edwin Kingsley, MD
Individual Volunteer: Rural Nevada
George H. Gault
Corporate and Business Volunteer Program
JBA Consulting Engineers (NV5)
The Estipona Group
Nonprofit and Community Organization Volunteer Program
Metro Volunteer Program
USO Las Vegas
Volunteer Program Serving Veterans
Nevada Rural RSVP Veterans VIP Program
There are still opportunities to be a part of recognizing these inspiring volunteers, volunteer managers, and volunteer programs in Nevada:
- Join us for the awards luncheon on October 5th at the Flamingo in Las Vegas.
- Sponsor the awards luncheon showing your support of volunteerism in Nevada.
- Participate in the Silent Auction from your cellphone or desk!
More information can be found on the 2017 Governor’s Points of Light Awards webpage.
The 2017 Governor’s Points of Light is brought to you by our sponsors: Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts International, CenturyLink, Southwest Gas, Southwest Medical, and Wells Fargo.
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