2019 – 2020 Department Youth Award Program
Persons Eligible for the Award: Youth 18 years of age or younger who are affiliated with the DAV or DAVA, or a relative of a member or that volunteer in the name of the DAV or DAVA.
Type of Award:
1st Place: $250 Check and a Certificate of Appreciation
2nd Place: $150 Check and a Certificate of Appreciation
3rd Place: $100 Check and a Certificate of Appreciation
Eligibility: To be eligible for the award, the youth must have been outstanding in one or more of the following activities; WI Veterans Homes Volunteers (King, Chippewa Falls, Union Grove) on DAV Day, Veterans Day, Flag Day, Memorial Day, Helping at Food Pantries, Visiting House Bound Veterans, Visiting Nursing Homes of another Chapter or Auxiliary, Americanization Projects, Community Volunteer Projects, and/or VA Hospital Volunteer. Once you have received a 1st Place Youth Award, you are not eligible to compete again. However, all of the competitors are eligible to re-apply until they win.
Who May Submit Nominations for Awards: Department officers, Chapter or Auxiliary Unit members and all DAV and DAVA, VAVS/HSC personnel.
Submitting of Resumes: The period of activity used for judging will be from April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020; twelve full months preceding the convention for which the award is being considered. Resumes must be submitted to the committee chairperson: Darell Hainline 14711 Rangeline Rd., (715) 252-9197. All resumes must be in no later than April 14, 2020. Resumes may be free form, and should include all of the nominee’s involvement in the above order of eligibility of volunteer organization/activities.
Awards Presentation: The winners will be notified by phone and this information (phone number) must also be included in the resume. A check and certificate are handed out in person at the summer State Convention if possible.