2014 Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees named

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

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VolunteersThis year’s Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration will be held on November 13, 2014, from 11:30am until 2pm. Comcast will host this event at Blue Dolphin Seafood Bar and Grill in Gambrills, MD. 

The Volunteer Project Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Coordinators of Volunteers of Anne Arundel County (COVAAC). This year eight Volunteer Projects were judged to have had the greatest impact for the residents of Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis. These projects plus two “Legacy Award” winners will be inducted into the Volunteer Project Hall of Fame.

Please join us to celebrate this year’s Inductees into the Hall of Fame. Registration begins at 11:30 am. A select silent auction to benefit both the Volunteer Center and COVAAC will give guests an opportunity to support the work of volunteers and volunteer program managers.

The Keynote Speaker is Pamela Jordan, Director of the Anne Arundel Department of Aging and Disabilities.

Inductees and Awards:

Arundel House of Hope for Winter Relief: Legacy Award

Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues for Disability Awareness Day: Legacy Award

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Harvest for the Hungry Kids Helping Kids Campaign: School-Based Award

Anne Arundel Community College for the Campus that Cares Project: Young Leaders Award

First Christian Community Church and Chrysalis House for Interior & Garden Project: Faith-Based Award

Chesapeake Ecology Center and Master Gardeners for Shade Garden Installation: Eco-Star Award

Maryland Aviation Administration for BWI Marshall Airport Pathfinders Project: Government-Based Award

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and Comcast for Comcast Cares Day: Business-Based Award

Partners in Care for Warm House project: Neighbor to Neighbor Award

SustainaFest and Key School for the Tiny House Project: Innovation Award

The Celebration will also applaud the accomplishments of five finalists: Anne Arundel Recreation and Parks for the Quiet Waters Oyster Restoration Project; The Arc Central Chesapeake Region for the Arc in the Park project; Maryland Therapeutic Riding for Play Pen & Baby Bungalow project; the Midshipman Action Group for 9/11 Day of Service project; and Rebuilding Together for the Blitz Day project.

Reservations are required and can be made until Nov. 7, 2014. Seating is limited. Cost is $35 and payment online at www.VolunteerAnneArundel.org/specialevents   or by check to the Volunteer Center is encouraged. For information please contact the Volunteer Center at 410-897-9207.   

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