Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership (Center) received 135 nominations for the 21st Annual Heart of Marin Awards. The recipients will be announced at an Awards Ceremony and Luncheon to be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Nominees will be honored for their civic involvement and contributions within the community and be presented with awards in the following categories: Volunteer of the Year, Excellence in Leadership, Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence, Excellence in Board Leadership, Youth Volunteer of the Year, Corporate Community Service and Excellence in Innovation.
For 21 years the Center has produced the event, which gives $35,000 to nonprofits and the committed individuals who serve them. Emmy winning producer, entertainment reporter and film critic at KRON-TV and KCBS radio Jan Wahl will emcee the event.
Tickets to the 21st Annual Heart of Marin Awards Ceremony and Luncheon can be purchased online at www.cvnl.org. Individual seats are $60.00 per person and a traditional table of ten is $600. There are two opportunities for table sponsorships – Silver Table, $800, and Gold Table, $1,000. Purchasing a table helps to offset the cost for Youth Volunteer Nominees and their families to attend. To reserve your seat or table please visit www.cvnl.org or call (415) 479-5710.
In addition to Presenting Sponsor Union Bank, the Awards are sponsored by Redwood Credit Union (Volunteer of the Year), Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael (Excellence in Board Leadership), Marin Community Foundation (Excellence in Leadership), Autodesk, Inc. (Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence), Bregante + Company LLP CPAs and Wells Fargo (Excellence in Innovation), College of Marin (Corporate Community Service) and Bank of Marin (Youth Volunteer of the Year).
"Heart of Marin recognizes excellence in the nonprofit sector and acknowledges efforts that go above and beyond," said Linda Davis, Center CEO. "This event is the largest gathering that pays tribute to volunteer service and the extraordinary efforts of our community's nonprofits."
For a complete list of the Heart of Marin Nominees by category, click here. For more information please call 415-479-5710 or visit our website at www.cvnl.org.