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1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap, WA 98903-1256


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Annual Society Volunteer Awards

Annual Outstanding Volunteer
Awards Program

The contribution of volunteers to the welfare of local genealogical organizations is the crucial factor in keeping those organizations operating smoothly. In 2003 the Washington State Genealogical Society established a non-competitive program to give wider recognition to the outstanding people your organization has selected to be honored, as well as the many other outstanding volunteers from around the state.

Program Details:  Click here for a detailed explanation of the Volunteer Awards program, along with what and when your organization should submit to honor your volunteers.

Deadlines: Three milestones help the program operate efficiently.
      Milestone 1: Identify Your Honorees - March 15, 2013
      Milestone 2: Submit a Narrative and Photo - May 15, 2013
      Milestone 3: Presentation - June 29, 2013 in Yakima, WA

Indexes:  Click here to view the cumulatives indexes of the previous outstanding volunteer award recipients. One is arranged alphabetically by recipient name and year of award. The second is arranged by the participating organizations, showing the year and names of their honored volunteers.

Award Narratives from Previous Years:  Click on the award year to read narratives of accomplishments by previous Outstanding Volunteer Award recipients.

2003 Awards2004 Awards2005 Awards
2006 Awards2007 Awards2008 Awards
2009 Awards2010 Awards2011 Awards
2012 Awards  

Chair, WSGS Recognition Committee:
Bob Witherspoon, 
PO Box 491
Bellingham, WA 98227-0491