Nominations Open for Alameda’s Community Service Awards

The City of Alameda Social Services Human Relations Board (SSHRB) announced nominations are now open for the fourth annual City of Alameda Community Service Awards. Nominations for the awards may come from anyone in the community but must be received by Thursday, Sept. 28.

Award categories 

Lifetime achievement: This award recognizes extraordinary, long-time commitment and service to the community over a period of 25 years or more.

Volunteer of the year: This award recognizes extraordinary service to the community over a period of 10 years or more.

Individual: This award recognizes an individual who has performed extraordinary community service. The act can involve any event or program that made a difference for the community.

Nonprofit: This award recognizes an outstanding nonprofit organization that has provided extraordinary service to the community over a period of three years or more, and has made Alameda a better place in which to live.

Nonprofit board member: This award recognizes the service of a nonprofit board member serving the community. The board member must have served for at least two years.

Youth: This award honors the outstanding commitment and contributions made by youth to their community. Two awards are presented in this category.

Business or businessperson: This award honors the outstanding contributions to the community  in support of critical social services (youth, food security, health and wellbeing, employment training, etc.) by a business or businessperson in Alameda. Two awards are presented in this category.

How to nominate someone

Nomination forms are available online at www.alamedaca.gov/voty and www.alamedayouth.com. Completed applications may be mailed to Jim Franz at 2263 Santa Clara Ave., Suite 320, Alameda, CA 94501, emailed to jfranz@alameda ca.gov, or faxed to 865-1498.