Nevada Volunteers, the Governor’s Commission on Service, is pleased to announce the 2018 Governor’s Points of Light Awards, the highest honor bestowed on a volunteer in Nevada.
The finalists include one from Pahrump, Albert Bass, organizers said this week.
The award is given in seven categories: Northern Nevada Individual; Southern Nevada Individual; Rural Nevada Individual; Individual Youth (Under 21); Nonprofit and Community Organization Volunteer Program; Corporate Volunteer Program; and Volunteer Manager.
Finalists will attend the Governor’s Points of Light Award Ceremony on Oct. 18, 2018, at the Park MGM Las Vegas where the award recipient for each category will be announced.
The Governor’s Points of Light Award Ceremony honors individuals, community-based organizations and businesses for their contribution to communities through volunteer service.
Award recipients are selected by a panel of leaders in business, government, and nonprofits from across the state based on criteria showing how their volunteerism exemplifies achievement need, innovation, mobilization and endurance.
Check the Pahrump Valley Times for updates on the Pahrump resident.
These are the finalists, including one from Pahrump:
Albert Bass – Pahrump
Richard Knight – Virginia City Highlands
Kevin McClelland – Gardnerville
Kayla Blevins – Las Vegas
Dr. Florence Jameson – Las Vegas
Favil West – Henderson
Sally deLipkau – Reno
Patti McClelland – Sparks
Walter Rosenberg – Sparks
Sydney Adashek – Las Vegas
Radhika Shah – Henderson
Blake Weissman – Las Vegas
Cozette Eldridge – Ely
Nikki Ellis – Las Vegas
Brenda Jepson – Las Vegas