the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism,
is accepting nominations for the annual Brightest Star Awards, a program
recognizing outstanding Idaho volunteers in a variety of categories. Nominees
and winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Boise Jan. 17, 2018.
will be accepted until Oct. 20, 2017, online
The categories are:
- Student (19 years and younger)
- Senior Citizen (55 years and older)
- Nonprofit / Public Organization
- Teacher / Professor
must be Idaho residents who have performed volunteer service in 2017. Companies
must conduct business in Idaho to be eligible. If the company is headquartered out
of state then local affiliates must be engaged in local volunteer activities.
Individuals may submit more than one nomination per category or in multiple
A panel consisting
of Serve Idaho commissioners, Serve Idaho staff and community members will review
the nominations and select a winner in each category.
For more information about Idaho’s Brightest Stars Awards and
volunteering, visit ServeIdaho.gov.
a division of the Idaho Department of Labor,
encourages voluntary public service and volunteerism throughout the state. The
Serve Idaho Commission is funded in part by the Corporation for National and
Community Service and the Idaho Department of Labor.