Nominations for Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club awards due Oct. 8

Awards include Citizen of the Year, Business Person of the Year, First Responder of the Year and Selfless Student of the Year.

Honorees of the 2019 Voorhees Community Service Awards stand with their trophy’s in recognition of their selflessness towards helping others. Pictured, left to right, is Kelli McGroarty, William Walsh, Raymond Gunther and Bruce Karpf.

The Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club is now accepting nominations for four prestigious awards: Voorhees Business Person of the Year, Voorhees Citizen of the Year, Voorhees First Responder of the Year and Voorhees Selfless Student of the Year.

Below are the eligibility requirements for each award:

  • Voorhees Citizen of the Year: Must be a Voorhees resident, however contributions and impact to society  need not be limited to Voorhees Township.
  • Voorhees Business Person of Year: Need NOT be a Voorhees resident, however he or she will be  selected based on accomplishments within the Voorhees business community only.
  • Voorhees First Responder of the Year: Need NOT be a Voorhees Township resident, however, service  area must primarily include Voorhees. Examples of First Responder Award candidates include Police, Fire,  Rescue, EMT/Paramedics and Emergency Room personnel.
  • Voorhees Selfless Student of the Year: Must be either a high school student residing in Voorhees; OR a  student attending Eastern High School. This award is given to a student representing service above self,  kindness towards students in need, and a positive role model for the concept of caring about others in the high  school they attend.

Proceeds to benefit the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club’s various community service projects. Nomination forms can be found at https://portal.clubrunner.ca/5137/Event/voorhees-township-community-service-awards-1.

The deadline for nominations is October 8, 2021.

The winners will be honored at a dinner on January 27, 2022 at Lucien’s Distinguished Catering in Berlin, NJ.

Nominations can be mailed to the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club (address noted at top of this form) or e mailed to voorheesbreakfastrc@gmail.com. The deadline for nominations is October 8, 2021.