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Volunteer Spirit Awards

Volunteers are the heart of our organization. Their contributions enrich lives and make it possible to offer programs and services that otherwise would not exist. Please join us in honoring our volunteers!

VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARDS AND ANNUAL CAMPAIGN VICTORY CELEBRATION
WHEN: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
WHERE: Bridgewater Manor

Somerset County YMCA will host the Volunteer Spirit Awards to honor Y volunteers who have inspired us by giving of themselves to benefit the Y and its members. You are encouraged to nominate volunteers - either yourself or another Y volunteer - for one of the award categories listed below.The nomination deadline is Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Complete the Volunteer Spirit Award Nomination Form

Award Categories
Category Descriptions
Youth individual volunteer who is 20 years old or younger and has provided outstanding volunteer service
Adult individual volunteer who is 21 years old and over and has provided outstanding volunteer service
Family two or more family members who have provided outstanding volunteer service together or individually during the nominating eligibility period
Active Older Adult
individual volunteer who is 65 years old or over and has provided outstanding volunteer service
Group three or more volunteers in committee, program or corporation whose teamwork provided outstanding volunteer service
Leadership individual volunteer who by example and effort inspires and recruits others to become involved in the Y
Living Our Cause
individual volunteer who is an advocate for the Y's mission and charitable status
Lifetime Achievement
individual volunteer who has made a measurable impact and has contributed a minimum of 10 years of service.
Ray of Light
individual volunteer whose positive attitude brightens everyone's day


Nominees must meet most or all of the following criteria:

  • Spirit enhances the Somerset County YMCA.
  • Impacts and helps foster the Y’s mission, goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates exceptional commitment, service, creativity, cooperation or leadership
  • Serves as a role model for others
  • Exemplifies caring, honesty, respect and responsibility
  • Has been committed to volunteer efforts for a significant length of time

Congratulations to our 2016 Awardees

Category 2016 Recipient Branch
Ray of Light Beverly Clayton-Perks
Somerset Hills YMCA
Ray of Light Jo Greaney
Somerset Hills YMCA
Board Leadership David Huber
Somerset County YMCA
Living Our Cause Dr. Stephen Hunt
Somerset Hills YMCA
Active Older Adult Don Moore
Somerville YMCA
Youth Megan Pruskowski
Somerset Hills YMCA
Family Roni & Steve Sawin
Bridgewater YMCA
Lifetime Achievement Don Stires
Somerville & Somerset Hills YMCA
Adult
Kristin Sudol
Hillsborough YMCA
Leadership Allen Zdroik
Hillsborough YMCA
Group

Togetherhood Committee:
Nancy Ferreira, Dan McCauley,
Lisa Staehle and Lisa Wax
Somerset Hills YMCA


2016 SPIRIT AWARD PHOTOS


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