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County Residents Receive Governor's Award


Last updated 6/1/2020 at 2:07pm

Cathy Gary is one of the local residents who received the N.C. Governor's Volunteer Service Award. (Courtesy photo)

The N.C. Governor's Volunteer Service Awards, created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, is an annual program that recognizes outstanding volunteers in North Carolina.

The nomination process opens in the fall of each year, and counties are encouraged to submit up to 10 nominations to a statewide Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service.

The statewide committee makes all award determinations, which in-cludes identifying recipients of the Governor's Medallion Award for Volunteer Service.

Implemented in 2006, the Medallion Award recognizes the top 20 to 25 volunteers in th...

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