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26th Annual Klamath Country Volunteer of the Year
April 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Nomination Deadline April 8th by Noon
Please take a few minutes to honor the special volunteers and organizations in your life for their service by completing a nomination entry from today. Every person and non-profit organization nominated receives an award and is publicly recognized. To receive this entry form electronically or for more information, contact United Way at 541-882-5558, or download the form here. Every nominee receives an award. The 26th annual Klamath Country Volunteer of the Year luncheon typical held will not be held this year due to the ever-changing COVID-19 health crisis. Your United Way’s first responsibility is to help protect the health and welfare of all Klamath County citizens. While the luncheon was cancelled, the public recognition aspect of the event will go on in a different format. All nominees and finalists will be featured with a description of each one’s accomplishments in a special Volunteer of the Year publication insert into the Herald and News to be published Friday, April 24th (during National Volunteer Week). Additionally, all finalists and the 2020 Klamath Country Volunteer of the Year will be recognized at the 75th annual United Way Community Campaign kick off luncheon in September (if the COVID-19 crisis subsides enough to host a large gathering of people. All nomination entry forms will be judged by a panel of local media professionals. We wish to thank our partnering sponsors of this event: The KMSB Foundation and the Wendt Family Foundation.
The results are finalized. There were 31 nominations for Volunteer of the Year. The 2020 Klamath Country Volunteer of the Year is Andrea Malakar, a senior at Henley High School.