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In 2018, Volunteer Louisiana will celebrate its 25th Anniversary and the legacy of national service and volunteerism in Louisiana. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in conjunction with National Volunteer Week, Volunteer Louisiana and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will host the Champions of Service Awards Gala. Nominations for the Champions of Service Awards have closed. Stay tuned for an annoucement of the award winners.
Questions? Contact Kori Chisham: firstname.lastname@example.org or 225-342-6289
In addition to the Volunteer Louisiana awards, there are various types of national volunteer service awards available to recognize individuals and groups:
The Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal
In Lafayette, the University of Louisiana Lafayette AmeriCorps program graduated 30 members. One member, in particular, not only met her year of service requirements for AmeriCorps, she also went above and beyond by volunteering an additional 150 hours. These additional volunteer hours were completed outside of her AmeriCorps responsibilities and on top of her class schedule. In special recognition for this accomplishment, the member, Lauren, was presented with the Louisiana Volunteer Service Award on behalf of the Lt. Governor’s office. That is true dedication to service!