Local Awards Programs
Jane Wikberg Outstanding Volunteer Service Award
Jack & Harriet Kaye Lifetime Achievement Award
The Jack and Harriet Kaye LifeTime Achievement Award is dedicated to founding members Harriet (who served twelve terms as president) and Jack Kaye who were passionate about their country and their community. This award is for former board members who served and gave a tremendous amount of effective volunteer time on events/community service activity and displayed significant leadership abilities that promoted the Chapter.
George Washington Award
George Washington Award Criteria
Community – Adult and Youth
For programs by groups or individual who “go above and beyond the call of duty” on a local, regional or national level which promote good works and serve their communities on an ongoing, day-to-day basis. These programs or projects should have been conducted for at least one year or longer, and be a series of works.
For the most significant dynamic addresses, sermons, editorials, letters to editor, books, articles, television and radio programs which increase the understanding of our American Way of Life. These communications may be on a one-time work or a series of works.
Award given for the most significant events which take place on a day or several days which impact the community, state and/or nation while increasing an understanding of our American Way of Life.
School – Elementary thru College/University
This award recognizes activities by a school or classroom. Focus should be placed on students’ community involvement in action, with emphasis on patriotism and responsible citizenship as based on one of the basic American freedoms set forth in The Bill of Responsibilities. Evidence of student involvement and a complete one-page summary listing project goals and objectives must be attached at front of entry nomination. Please list school level on entry form.
Educator – Elementary thru College/University
This award honors teachers and administrators who go above and beyond the call of duty for their students and America’s youth. These educators also instill in their students a sense of the importance of community involvement, responsible citizenship and patriotism. Entries should include a one-page summary on the teacher/administrator’s accomplishments and qualifications.