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Deadline for HRM Volunteer Awards nominations fast approaching


Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 (Halifax, NS) – HRM is encouraging residents and organizations to submit their nominations for the 2013 HRM Volunteer Awards by Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.

The volunteer awards recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals and groups who volunteer their time and skills to deliver services and programs in HRM communities. Nominations are accepted in three categories: adult, youth (ages 13-19) and community group. Nomination criteria and applications can be found online at

Successful nominees will be notified in March 2013 and will be invited to attend an awards ceremony and reception on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, to coincide with National Volunteer Week, April 21 - April 27, 2013. From those selected to receive an HRM Volunteer Award, ten representatives will be sent on to the Provincial Volunteer Awards.

To find out more information about the awards, nomination criteria, or to nominate someone that has made a difference in your community, visit



Bronwyn MacKinnon
HRM Community Developer

Tiffany Chase
HRM Communications


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