Do you know a terrific community volunteer? We're seeking nominations for volunteer recognition awards whose projects and actions support the mission, vision, and values of the City.
Online nominations are due by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 19, 2021.
- Al Loucks Business-Government Partnership Award honors a business making a major contribution to a city program or project.
- Distinguished Project Award honors an entire group of volunteers who have worked together on a significant project.
- Dorothy Patch Community and Educational Achievement Award recognizes students, teachers or schools that have successfully undertaken a project to benefit the city or community of Salem.
- Mayor's Merit Award (nominated and chosen by the Mayor or City Council) is presented for special projects or activities undertaken for the good of the community.
- Mayor's Youth Achievement Award is presented to a youth or youth group involved in a volunteer project benefiting the city.
- Outstanding Neighbor Award honors a neighbor or neighborhood group that has set an example or performed a project to benefit a specific neighborhood or area.
- Salem Spirit Award recognizes those individuals or groups that are constantly promoting Salem and are frequently behind efforts to improve the city.
- Vern Miller Award is presented in recognition of an individual's outstanding, long-term service to the city.
- Willard Marshall Award is presented to a person who has contributed the most to the city during a given year.