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Nominate a great volunteer for the hall of fame

Nominate a great volunteer for the hall of fame
Posted on 02/13/2019

Whether they’re greeting visitors with a friendly smile, clearing swaths of sprawling invasive honeysuckle or judging samples of the area’s finest chili, Lenexa volunteers are a key contributor to our community’s warm, welcoming spirit.

If you know an exceptional Lenexa volunteer who gives unselfishly of their time, energy and talents, consider nominating them for Lenexa’s Volunteer Hall of Fame!

We’re looking for individual citizens who have made significant contributions to our community through volunteer work, whether they live, work or complete their volunteer activities in Lenexa.

Those selected for the Volunteer Hall of Fame will be recognized at an April 2019 City Council meeting. They will also be celebrated at a banquet for city volunteers who have logged significant hours of service.

The nomination deadline is March 8.

Nomination Criteria

The City of Lenexa would like to recognize individual citizens who have made significant contributions to the community through their outstanding volunteer efforts. We are looking for those special people who stand head and shoulders above the rest —people who have used their time and energy to make a difference in our community.

To nominate an individual for the Lenexa Volunteer Hall of Fame, please submit in writing the name, address and phone number of the volunteer, along with a detailed description of his or her volunteer efforts and how they have made a positive impact on the community.

The description should include:

  • Details about the nominee’s involvement as a volunteer (please provide examples, including leadership exhibited in volunteer efforts).

  • Longevity of the volunteer’s service (minimum of five years of continuous service).

  • Quantity or diversity of volunteer activities (for example, has the person volunteered on behalf of more than one effort, organization or cause?).

Other criteria:

  • Nominations may be submitted in writing to the City Clerk at 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66219 or via email to cityclerk@lenexa.com 

  • Nominees may only receive this honor once.

  • Nominee must live or volunteer in Lenexa.

  • Only individuals will be recognized in the Volunteer Hall of Fame (not groups, clubs, or organizations, etc.).

  • Elected officials are not eligible; however, former elected officials will be considered for their outstanding volunteer efforts.

  • Current city employees are not eligible.

  • Nominees will be considered for their volunteer contributions when they exceed the normal scope of their employment or parental involvement.

  • Nominees involved in a service organization will be recognized for volunteer activities when they are exceptional services that exceed the regular requirements of the service organization.

Please include your name and phone number in case we need to reach you for follow-up information about your nomination. The deadline for 2018 nominations is March 8, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Martin at 913.477.7550.


Published February 13, 2019