Know a VOLUNTEER who should be recognized? Nominate them today!
Nominations are DUE March 6, 2020
Top Teen Award Open to nominees ages 13-18 in Black Hawk County
Volunteer Award Open to nominees age 19 or older (any adult, regardless of years of service)
Outstanding Emerging Volunteer Award Open to nominees ages 19-35 (young adult)
Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Award Open to nominees with 20+ years of service in the CV
Nominees must have participated in or contributed to a significant volunteer effort(s), past or present, in the Cedar Valley. They must demonstrate a willingness to serve, contribute time to an organization, exhibit quality in their work, set a good example, and be an exceptional role model.
Nominees must be individuals Businesses and organizations are NOT eligible for nomination
Media recognition Volunteers must NOT be frequently recognized by the media for their efforts
Previous recipients Nominees who have received an award in the past ten (10) years are NOT eligible
Nomination form Includes nominee and nominator contact information, a typed narrative, and a photo
Typed narrative Describing nominee's volunteer activities, accomplishments, and special contributions
(minimum 500 characters - this will serve as the primary selection tool for the committee)
Photo Of nominee participating in service
SELECTION & RECOGNITION
All Top Teen Award nominees will receive award recognition. A minimum of one winner will be selected from the other three Volunteer award categories (above) with a total of 8 award winners among all adult nominees.
Selection Recipients will be selected by the Mayors of Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Evansdale, and by the Grow Cedar Valley Ambassadors
Notification Nominees will be notified by the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley
Recognition All nominees will be acknowledged at events on April 7, 2020 (details to follow)
Congratulations to our 2019 award nominees!
2019 Mayors' Volunteer Award Winners
Gary and Elaine Cooney
Outstanding Emerging Volunteer Award
Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Award
The Mayors selected 10 winners from 44 total nominees.
Congratulations to all who were recognized!
2019 Mayors' Top Teen Award Honorees
Jersie Benson, Waterloo East High School
Braley Bogart, Waterloo West High School
Rachel Brokenshire, Cedar Falls High School
Ellie Brown, Hudson High School
Cady Burrington, Valley Lutheran High School
Emma Carlson, Union High School
William Fettkether, Dunkerton High School
Naomi Henderson, Hudson High School
Siddhartha Kalala, Cedar Falls High School
Jarrett Kruse, Columbus High School
Cassidy Leadley, Waterloo East High School
Eleanor Magee, Dunkerton High School
Kar Meh, Waterloo East High School
Claire Strauel, Don Bosco High School
Aaliyah Tournier, Cedar Falls High School
Piper Wiedenhoff, Union High School
Justine Yang, Cedar Falls High School
Brayden Zoll, Don Bosco High School