HRM Volunteers to be recognized

Below notes from HRM:
HRM Volunteer Conference - November 16 & 17, 2012
The HRM Volunteer Conference is an opportunity for volunteers, from the diverse communities of HRM, to gather to network, train and celebrate together. HRM has been hosting the Conference for over 10 years. Each conference provides a wide selection of interactive & informative sessions, meals & refreshments, experienced speakers, a keynote, networking opportunities and resources for volunteers. This year’s volunteer conference will be:
November 16 & 17 at the Dartmouth Harbourview Holiday Inn
101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth
To register: Call 490-1946 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
For more information:!/events/539490592732826/
2013 HRM Volunteer Awards - Deadline Friday, December 14, 2012
Each year the Mayor and Halifax Regional Council recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals and groups who volunteer their time and skills to provide services and programs in HRM communities.  HRM is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Volunteer Awards.
Nominations are accepted in three categories: adult, youth (ages 13-19) and community group. Nomination criteria and applications can be found online at
Successful nominees will be notified in March 2013 and will be invited to attend a ceremony and reception taking place on April 24, 2013 when they will be officially presented with their award by the Mayor and the councillor from their district. The award ceremony coincides with and is in celebration of National Volunteer Week, April 21-April 27, 2012.
From those selected to receive an HRM Volunteer Award, ten representatives will be sent on to the Provincial Volunteer Awards.
The deadline for nominations for the 2013 awards is Friday, December 14, 2012.
To find out more information about the awards, nomination criteria and to nominate someone who’s made a difference in your community, visit .


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