Austin, TX (STL.News) Nominations are open for the 38th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards. The Governor’s Volunteer Awards are administered by OneStar Foundation and are an opportunity for the state of Texas to honor the exemplary service and volunteerism of individuals and organizations making a significant impact in communities across Texas.
“Texans truly are generous by nature,” said Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott. “And Greg and I are so inspired by the selfless service shown by so many volunteers all across this great state this past year. As our communities continue to grow more resilient each day, we are reminded that the true strength of the Lone Star State is found in our people. We are pleased to once again celebrate that spirit of service though the Governor’s Volunteer Awards.”
Nominations for the awards are open in nine categories:
Governor’s Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award
First Lady’s Youth Volunteer Rising Star Award
Volunteer of the Year Award
Volunteer Family of the Year Award
Corporate Volunteering Champion Award
Service-Learning Champion Award
Innovation in Volunteerism Award
Excellence in Disaster Volunteerism Award
National Service “Make a Difference” Award
For descriptions of the award categories or to nominate an individual or organization, visit onestarfoundation.org/governors-volunteer-awards.