2023 Spirit of Volunteerism

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Nominations are Now Open for 

Hanover’s 2023 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards

  Through Hanover’s annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards, the Hanover County Board of Supervisors and the community pay tribute to outstanding Hanover County residents as well as individuals and groups whose volunteer service benefit the citizens of Hanover County.

  1. Nominee Categories
  2. Category Details and Nomination Guidelines
  3. Event Details
  4. 2022 Highlights

Each individual or organization may submit up to two nominations. The 8 categories are as follows:

  • Spirit of One
  • Spirit of Family
  • Spirit of Inspiration
  • Spirit of Youth
  • Spirit of Dedication
  • Spirit of Youth-Team 
  • Spirit of Team
  • Commitment to Community

All Nominees will receive: a signed certificate from the Hanover Board of Supervisors, their service profiled in the Spirit of Volunteerism Celebration booklet and a nominee gift presented during the Celebration.

Award Recipients will receive: an engraved plaque and a financial donation will be made in their honor to the tax-exempt organization/school or government program for which they volunteered and designated on the nomination form. They will also receive a pair of tickets to a play at the Hanover Tavern Theatre from Virginia Repertory Theatre, in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Barksdale Theatre, the nation's eighth longest operating professional regional theatre.

Award Recipients will also be nominated to the statewide Governor’s Community Service and Volunteerism Awards. 

Online Nomination Link

Download or Print the Nomination Form

In addition to the application form, don't forget to email a photo and two letters of support to:

Hanover County Department of Community Resources
P.O. Box 470
Hanover, VA 23069
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 804-365-4299