Honored Volunteers – February 2022

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in February of 2022. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Daniel Armel, Nominated by TriCounty Health Department MRC This MRC Volunteer showed up on a daily basis to help do pretty much anything we needed help with. From setting up for max …

Pam Selson AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Pam Nelson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

February, 2022 Pam Nelson has been a volunteer with the Weber/Morgan RSVP program for the past 16 years, but has volunteered at the Ogden Nature Center for over two decades. She has served over 2,500 lifetime hours at the center helping with office work, mailing and distribution, preparing supplies for education programs, and anything else that is put on her …

Honored Volunteers – January 2022

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in January of 2022. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Terri Smith, Nominated by Friends for Sight Terri has served her community for several years as a Preschool Vision Screener with Friends for Sight. Terri continued to serve when she joined the …

January 2022 AmeriCorps Member of the Month, Miyah Ngo, Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network

AmeriCorps Member of the Month – Miyah Ngo

January, 2022 Each month we recognize an AmeriCorps member serving in Utah for going above and beyond the pledge they took to “Get Things Done.” This month we are proud to recognize Miyah Ngo who is serving with the Utah Higher Education AmeriCorps Network (UHEAN). UHEAN AmeriCorps members build safer, stronger, healthier, and more united communities across the state. They …

Bonnie Wilson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Bonnie has been a dedicated Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteer for six years as of August 2021. She has served over 1,656 hours and traveled roughly 21,584 miles transporting clients to doctor appointments, grocery stores, pharmacies, and beyond. Bonnie has served approximately 20 clients during her years of service and is a great asset to the Uintah Basin community. …

Honored Volunteers – December 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in December of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Shelley Anderson, Nominated by Friends for Sight Shelley Anderson has been a part of the Friends for Sight Preschool Vision screening team for the last 24 years contributing hundreds of hours of …

Donna Johnson Honored with Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award

Donna Johnson was honored with the Utah AmeriCorps Seniors Service Award in recognition of her outstanding service as a Foster Grandparent at King Elementary School in Layton. LaiLoni Elggren, 4th grade teacher at King Elementary, provided the following nomination: “Donna has been coming to my classroom now for about five years. She comes at least twice every week and stays …

Honored Volunteers – November 2021

Congratulations to recipients of the Lt. Governor’s Volunteer Recognition Certificate in November of 2021. The contributions made by these volunteers make lasting impacts on communities across our state. Nominated By Maelyn Andreason Intermountain Home Care & Hospice Kristin Andrus Jahazi Charity, 2021 Utah Philanthropy Day Heart & Hands Awardee Kiki Ariss I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2021 Utah …

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Utah Volunteer Recognized with Power of Service Award

The Power of Service Award is presented up to three times per year to a volunteer who shows significant commitment to the overall well-being of the populations they serve. In November of 2021, The Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism was delighted to honor Sarah Yates for her dedication to serving her Brigham City community. Sarah was originally nominated for …

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Raise Your Voice – Engaging Youth in Local Government, UServeUtah Youth Council Guest Author

Guest Author: Noor Majeed Noor Majeed is a member of the 2021 UServeUtah Youth Council representing Skyridge High School in Utah County. During her term on the council Noor hosted a training event to increase civic engagement knowledge among youth. I am passionate about service that fosters understanding and connections to my community. These qualities inherent to volunteerism compelled me …