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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Nominations sought for 2020 Pitkin County Cares Volunteer Service and Greg Mace Awards

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Contact: Pat Bingham | | 970-366-7901

(Aspen, CO) Pitkin County is now accepting nominations for outstanding volunteers to be honored for the 2020 Pitkin County Cares Volunteer Service Awards. Citizens are invited to submit nominations for people who are making a difference in the community.

“There are so many unsung heroes in this community,” said Pitkin County Commissioner Chair Steve Child. “This recognition combined with the Greg Mace Award allows us to recognize the wonderful people in our community who give back day after day, week after week. From people who’ve been helping out during the pandemic to those that serve on boards and commissions and for the many nonprofits in our community, there is never a shortage of people, young and old, for us to elevate and thank,” Child said.

Now in its 20th year, the Pitkin County Cares Volunteer Service Awards were established to honor individuals and groups for their outstanding service, leadership and civic involvement.

Recipients will be chosen for their service in the following categories: Greg Mace overall volunteer, Children/youth, Seniors, Health, Community Pride, Education, Good Samaritan, Environment, Rising Star (18 years and younger) and Exceptional One-Time Events.

Former Pitkin County Community Relations Administrator Pat Bingham is facilitating the Pitkin County Cares/Greg Mace Awards on behalf of the County in 2020. Nomination forms are available by contacting Pat Bingham at or online at and mailed to Pat Bingham ℅ Pitkin County Cares, 130 Crystal Road, Carbondale, Colorado.  Call 970-366-7901 for more information.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, October 30,  2020. 

Pitkin County Commissioners will recognize those selected for the local awards during a televised regular meeting at a date to be announced in early November.

Recipients through the years

2020 Nomination Form 

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