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“Volunteers in Action” Photo Contest

February 3rd, 2010

STATEWIDE - The Maine Commission for Community Service announces a photo contest celebrating volunteerism in the state of Maine.  Entitled, “Volunteers in Action” this photo contest invites individuals to submit a photo depicting volunteers serving the community.

Entries are due by March 17, 2010.  Winning entries and honorable mentions will be displayed at the State House during the Governor\'s Volunteer Service Awards on April 22, 2010.  

“The Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards not only celebrate the service of recipients but also encourage others to serve.  The photo contest is another way in which the Commission aims to recognize an ethic of service across the state of Maine,” remarked Maryalice Crofton, Executive Director of The Maine Commission for Community Service.

For contest rules and information on how to enter visit www.maineservicecommission.gov.

The Maine Commission for Community Service builds capacity and sustainability in Maine\'s volunteer sector by funding service programs, developing managers of volunteers, raising awareness of the scope and impact of the sector, and encouraging an ethic of service.  To learn more about the Maine Commission for Community Service visit our web-site at www.maineservicecommission.gov.