Volunteer Recognition Event

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43rd Annual Pierce County Government Volunteer Recognition Event

Pierce County Government holds an annual volunteer banquet to honor and recognize volunteers who have given generously of their time, talent, and expertise to Pierce County Government. 

This year, the event will be held virtually to allow for a socially-distanced celebration of our valued volunteers. While all volunteers are special, some are outstanding and deserve of special recognition.


Saturday, March 20, 2021

3:00 p.m.


Virtually via video!

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Who is eligible? 

  • Any person or group actively involved in volunteer efforts that directly benefited any Pierce County government department.
  • Volunteers may be members of boards, commissions, task forces, interns, or individuals who assisted with research, clerical duties, special projects, etc.
  • Person or group who was active in County Government sometime in the past 12 months.
  • Person or group who did not receive wages for volunteer service and reported directly to a county department or staff member.

What is the selection process?

A panel representing different county departments will evaluate the nominees based on the information received on the nomination forms. Candidates will be rated by services contributed, years of service, and hours donated. The panel will select several volunteers to receive special recognition awards. For additional information, please contact committee chair Kyle Wintermute at 253-798-4015 or [email protected]


How do I nominate someone?

  • Complete one form for each nominee or group. Any individual or group may nominate one or more volunteers or groups; however be sure to include unique and specific details about each individual or group being nominated. In other words, please do not copy your answers and insert a different name. It is important to specify why the individual or group is unique or special as directed on the form.
  • All questions must be answered completely. Failure to do so may disqualify your nomination.

What is the nomination deadline? 

Friday, January 8, 2021

  • We are not responsible for lost or misdirected entries.

Where do I get started with my nomination? 

Click on the following link: Online Volunteer Nomination Form