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Red Deer-area volunteers to be recognized through new monthly award program

Parkland Mall partners with Volunteer Central

People who give their time to make a difference in the community will be recognized by Volunteer Central and Parkland Mall.

Ongoing nominations will be taken by a new Volunteer of the Month Program.

Winners will receive a T-shirt sponsored by Parkland Mall, along with a profile written about them and their community contributions.

Parkland Mall will also feature the winner in a physical space dedicated to the Volunteer of The Month Award, which will include a collection of all the winners’ photos and profiles.

Nominations will be collected on the 15th of each month and winners will be announced on the 30th.

They should be emailed to Danielle Stewart at info@volunteercentral.ca.

Please include:​

⦁ Name of nominee with contact details, as well as the name of the organization they support, with contact details.

⦁ Overview of their volunteering efforts​ and why the award is deserved.

The partners encourage all ages and all experience levels of volunteering to be nominated.

“We are thrilled to partner with Volunteer Central” to enhance and strengthen community-building through advocacy of volunteering, volunteer groups and community organizations,” ​says Melanie Willerth, the marketing director at Parkland Mall.

With more than 5,000 helpers in Volunteer Central’s database, it is important to note and highlight the significance of the contributions these individuals make in our community, said Pam Snowdon, executive director of Volunteer Central.

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