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Nominations open now for Michigan veteran awards
July 22, 2021
Do you know a special veteran volunteer who deserves recognition? Or a helpful VA employee who goes above and beyond the call of duty? Or how about a particular county that is helping veterans thrive?
Nominate them now for statewide awards that will be presented at the inaugural Michigan Military & Veterans Gala at Selfridge Air National Guard Base on Nov. 6. The Gala is hosted by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Here are the links to the criteria and online nomination forms for the 10 awards. Nominations are due Oct. 1.
MVAA and Trust Fund Exceptional Service Award: https://bit.ly/21MVAATrustFund
Community Outreach and Regional Engagement Award: https://bit.ly/21COREA
Warrior Citizen of the Year: https://bit.ly/21WarriorCitizen
Veteran Friendly Volunteer of the Year: https://bit.ly/21VeteranVolunteer
Veteran of the Year: https://bit.ly/21VOTY
Veteran Friendly County of the Year: https://bit.ly/21COTY
VA Employee of the Year: https://bit.ly/21VAEOTY
Educational Veteran Advocate of the Year: https://bit.ly/21EAOTY
Veteran Hero Award: https://bit.ly/21VeteranHero
Veteran Employee of the Year: https://bit.ly/21VEOTY
Gala tickets, available at Eventbrite, are $40 through Sept. 30 and $50 after that.