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  • Fort Worth College Becomes Certifying Organization for President's Volunteer Service Award

    Contributed by Joy Cornwell, Campus Librarian

    To start off the new year, Remington College - Fort Worth Campus has become a certifying organization for distribution of the President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA). A "certifying organization," or CO, is an entity that is approved to review and verify a volunteer's hours and to nominate people for and distribute the Presidential awards.

    The President's Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals who have achieved a certain standard, specifically measured by the number of hours of service provided over a 12-month period. Recognizing and honoring volunteers sets a standard for service, encourages a sustained commitment to civic participation, and inspires others to make service a central part of their lives.

    The award includes an official President's Volunteer Service Award lapel pin, a personalized certificate of achievement, and a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States.

    Over the coming weeks, the Fort Worth Campus will be introducing this program to its students as part of a Campus-wide effort to enhance volunteerism, both on an individual and group level.

    More information on the President's Volunteer Service Award is available at http://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov/.