Delaware Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards: Nominate an outstanding volunteer or group today!

state-flag-delawareNominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards are now being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism. These awards recognize the important contributions volunteers make to their communities through volunteerism.  Award recipients will be honored at a special ceremony in October at the Dover Downs Hotel.

Individuals, businesses, and groups volunteering in the areas of arts and culture; education; community service; environment; health; human needs; and social justice during the previous calendar year are eligible. Nomination packets must be delivered to the Office of Volunteerism by  August 20, 2013.

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Prudential Spirit of Community Awards open to Delaware middle and high school students

At Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, we believe in working together to build strong communities! Our ongoing efforts include the Reading is Basic book giveaway for Delaware Title 1 students, supporting dozens of local schools, groups and organizations — and so much more.

We also like to encourage Back to Basics’ students to get involved. So, from time to time you’ll see volunteer opportunities and community service recognition opportunities listed here. For example, below is information about the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program — the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. In …