Polls Open for Volunteer Hall of Fame People’s Choice Award

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Polls Open for Volunteer Hall of Fame People’s Choice Award

Online votes accepted through March 31

March 1, 2018
Contact: Jody Benz, Volunteer Iowa, jody.benz@iowaeda.com, 515.348.6226

DES MOINES, Iowa – Volunteer Iowa is pleased to announce the latest Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame inductees:

  • Dr. James Bell, Cedar Rapids
  • Deverie Kiedaisch, Keokuk
  • Harry and Terry Swanson, Clive
  • Pamela Wolter, Denver

During the month of March, the public is invited to vote for the inductee they feel most deserves to also receive the People’s Choice Award, which gives extra recognition for exceptional contributions as a volunteer.  An online polling station is available at volunteeriowa.org through March 31; one vote per day may be submitted.

The People’s Choice Award winner will be announced April 17 during a recognition ceremony in the State Capitol for the 2018 Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame honorees and Excellence in Mentoring Award recipients.

Often described as the “Oscars” for Iowa volunteers, the names of the 169 individuals, groups, and organizations selected for the Iowa Volunteer Hall of Fame since it began in 1989 are engraved on plaques permanently displayed in the State Historical Museum.  For more information, visit https://volunteeriowa.org/hof.


About Volunteer Iowa (Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service)

Volunteer Iowa and its partner agencies work with organizations and individuals on three main fronts. The first is to help agencies develop quality programs that use service as a strategy to fulfill their missions and address Iowa’s greatest areas of need. The second is to help engage Iowans in their communities by promoting service and expanding the volunteer base. Finally, the third area of work is to connect individuals with appropriate service opportunities by building the volunteer infrastructure. More information is available at volunteeriowa.org.

About the 2018 Volunteer Hall of Fame Inductees
Detailed information about each inductee is available from the Volunteer Iowa website: https://volunteeriowa.org/volunteer-hall-fame-2018-peoples-choice-award


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