Mayor Roy D. Buol joined local leaders across the country in a nationwide, bipartisan initiative to highlight the impact of volunteerism and national service in tackling local problems. The Dubuque National Service Partnership honored local volunteers, AmeriCorps Members, and AmeriCorps Senior volunteers at the National Service Recognition Day Award Ceremony that took place on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Multicultural Family Center. The following individuals were nominated for their service to the community:
The Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals who serve as volunteers whose service have made a significant impact on the organization(s) for which they serve/served.
The nominees include: Jack Frick, Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens; Laura Feipel, Dubuque Regional Humane Society; Mary Ann Conzett, Multicultural Family Center. The award recipient was Laura Feipel.
The National Service Impact Award recognizes individuals who are alumni or current National Service members whose service made a significant impact on the site for which they have served.
The nominees include: Alexis Farrall, Green Iowa AmeriCorps; Janet Grass, City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Partners in Learning; Linda Sorensen, City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Partners in Learning; Mary Kay Patters, City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Partners in Learning; Tessie Strohm, City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program: Creating Opportunities. The award recipient was Tessie Strohm.
The Champion of Service Award recognizes individuals or agencies that have demonstrated ongoing and sustained involvement and/or advocacy with National Service Programs. Award recipient for 2021 was Mayor Roy D. Buol, City of Dubuque. The award recipient for 2020 was Kim Stickney, City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Program Assistant.
The Ceremony and nominations can be viewed at cityofdubuque.org/DNSP.