CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Volunteer West Virginia is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Service Awards. The awards recognize outstanding West Virginia volunteers and volunteer groups. Any individual, organization, group, family, or business in West Virginia actively engaged in voluntary service benefiting the state may be nominated. The deadline for nominations is March 25th, 2022.

Governor Jim Justice called it a ‘a wonderful opportunity to share the stories of everyday heroes in the Mountain State,’ according to a press release from his office.

Individuals and groups that are selected as recipients will be honored at a special award ceremony on June 16th, 2022, at the Culture Center in Charleston. The event is coordinated by Volunteer West Virginia.

More information on the Governor’s Service Awards — including categories, nomination instructions, and eligibility — can be found on the Volunteer West Virginia’s website