Call for Winegard Award Nominations

March 06, 2009 - Campus Bulletin

The University and Guelph communities are calling for nominations for the third annual Dr. William Winegard Exemplary Volunteer Involvement Awards.

Named in honour of former U of G president Bill Winegard, the Winegard awards were created in partnership with the United Way and the Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington to recognize the volunteer involvement of members of the University community and to reward those who have made extraordinary contributions and inspired others through their involvement.

Nominators can be peers, colleagues, supervisors or organizations that benefit from the volunteer efforts of the nominee. Nominees can be staff, faculty or students who have devoted significant time and effort through volunteer involvement with community organizations, including municipal boards, community fundraising, community social health and service agencies, and other non-profit organizations.

Nomination packages are available online and can be mailed to Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington or submitted by e-mail to Packages should be submitted by March 25.

Awards will be presented in April and each winner will be recognized with an award created by a fine art student.

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