Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Wednesday, Aug. 26.
Norman and Gwen Pierce, owners of Union Ridge Farms near Townsend, are the recipients of the New Castle Conservation District’s Cooperator of the Year Award, presented annually to a farmer in the district who has exhibited a high degree of interest in conservation for their farm operation.
Earning an opportunity to build on recent commitments to expand quality early learning services for its youngest residents, Delaware was notified that it has been awarded a $5.5 million dollar federal grant to offer more services for infants, toddlers, and their families.
Governor Jack A. Markell will honor the eight recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Awards for the Arts at a presentation starting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014 at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware. The event is free and open to the public. RSVP required: firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-577-8278.
On Monday, December 16th, Lt. Governor Matt Denn will visit two schools that were both 2013 winners of the state’s Reward and Recognition School Awards, known informally as the state’s Academic Achievement Awards.