Nominate A Champion In Your Community
an advocate, supporter, fighter. Someone who defends, upholds, protects, or supports a cause.
Giving time, talent, energy that contributes to the welfare of others by someone who participate of their own free will (voluntarily).
The Champion of Service award is presented by the Maine Commission for Community Service each October at the Blaine House Conference on Service and Volunteerism.
It recognizes an individual who has served in the public sector (local, county, regional, or state). The recipient has consistently advocated for citizen involvement in addressing community issues and shown an understanding of what supports citizen volunteers need to be effective. The person has demonstrated an understanding (intuitively or explicitly) that towns and cities that are thriving are places where residents actively serve to make a difference in civic life and foster the local quality of life.
Nomination Deadline: September 24, 2012 at Noon
The Maine Commission for Community Service
111 Sewall Street
Cross Office Bulding Room 105
105 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0105
"Advancing Volunteerism. Strengthening Communities."