30 volunteers and groups will be honored for their service to the state and its residents in a ceremony in Dover tonight.
Governor Jack Markell will present the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards at a dinner at Dover Downs. This year’s winners include volunteers who advocated for youth in the court system, opened a shelter for abused women, and even built Native American longhouses. Markell says, “This year’s Volunteer Service Awards recipients truly embody that spirit of altruism. They also demonstrate the power of giving and the ability to inspire others to do the same. With deep gratitude, we honor their leadership, commitment and dedication.”