The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism works with a number of partners to provide opportunities for nonprofits, businesses, and schools to honor the contributions of local volunteers. Through these annual events, the GOSV provides opportunities to recognize the extraordinary work of volunteers across Maryland.
14th Annual Baltimore Ravens Honor Rows
The Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism, Baltimore Ravens, and M&T Bank invite you to nominate a youth group or youth organization for the 14th Annual Honor Rows Program.
During each Baltimore Ravens home game throughout the 2013 Regular season, the Honor Rows program will salute those youth who provide outstanding service to our communities. Honorees will be selected by a panel of youth service leaders, with the assistance of Baltimore Ravens, GOSV and M&T Bank staff, and will receive:
Up to 100 tickets per group to attend a Baltimore Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium (groups must provide own transportation)
"Honor Rows" T-shirts (to be worn during the game)
Official in-game recognition of honorees on RavensVision
Opportunity to be featured on a WBAL-TV telecast prior to each home game
NOMINATION FORMS & ESSAYS DUE NO LATER THAN AUGUST 16, 2013
To find out more, or to submit a nomination, please visit the Baltimore Raven's Honor Rows page.
For a sample nomination, click here.
Governor’s Volunteer Appreciation Day at the Maryland State Fair
Each year, the Governor honors Maryland’s 1.3 million volunteers with a special day at the Maryland State Fair. The Governor's Volunteer Appreciation Day is scheduled for August 25, 2013. For more information, visit our Fair FAQs page.
Governor’s Service Awards
For nearly 30 years, the GOSV has presented the Governor's Service Awards. These awards recognize Maryland citizens for their significant contributions to the life and health of the State and its people during a particular period of time. This year, the ceremony will recognize volunteer service during 2012 (or longer for a lifetime achievement. The awards will be presented to selected recipients and invitees at an event in the fall.
The 2013 awards ceremony marks the 30th anniversary of the Maryland Governor's Service Award. We are honored to continue the tradition of recognizing outstanding citizens who serve to strengthen their communities.
Nominations are no longer being accepted for the 2013 Awards. Stay tuned for more information for the 2014 Governor's Service Awards.