SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Nominations for the 2016 Scotch Plains Volunteers of the Year and Volunteer Organization of the Year are being accepted at the Office of the Town Manager.

Members of the community are encouraged to nominate those individuals and groups who have displayed extraordinary community service. The recipients of these awards will be recognized at the annual Mayor’s Charity Gala in April. The categories for awards are as follows:

  • Male Volunteer of the Year
  • Female Volunteer of the Year
  • Volunteer Organization of the Year

Nomination forms can be picked up in the Town Manager’s office, located in Town Hall, or online at the township’s website. Nominations are due back no later than February 1, 2016.

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The Gala is a non-partisan event, which serves to gather all segments of the community for an evening full of dining, dancing and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event support the Municipal Alliance Committee and other local non-profit organizations.

For information about sponsoring or donating an item for the Mayor’s Gala, contact Margaret Heisey at (908) 322-6700 x314.