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This award is managed by the Community Council of Alamance County, a UWAC program. Any individual, group, business, or organization whose volunteer activities in Alamance County benefit the local community in a substantial, important, and/or a unique way may be nominated.  The Times-News features nominees in the newspaper each week December through February as part of the “Celebrate Community” program.  This public recognition in the Times-News serves to highlight the volunteer efforts and commitment, accomplishments, community impact, and enhancement of the lives of others.  In addition, winners have been honored with a $1000 donation made to the non-profit of their choice (Courtesy of LabCorp). Nomination Forms were due October 31, 2018 and volunteers were recognized at the Community Council meeting on December 4, 2018.  Looking ahead for 2019, please review the rules/guidelines and Tips for Writing an Effect Award Nomination before making a nomination.  Note you will need: contact information (address, phone, email) for yourself as well as for the volunteer and one or two references.  You will also need information about the volunteer’s service to your agency.  You are not able to save the form and go back to it later.  The form will be ready in October 2019.


Aarron Barr (winner)
Best Buddies of Elon University (winner)
CrossRoads Crisis Response Volunteers (winner)
Dorothy Spence (winner)
Dr. Don Chaplin
Jill Plunkett
John Stubblefield
Lonnie Graves
Making Visions
Morrow Town Task Force (winner)
Pat Shoffner
Paul Bogdan
Women for Growth