2014 Ron Blake Outstanding Volunteer Awards Program
The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2014 Ron Blake Outstanding Volunteer Awards Program. This program was initiated in 1985 to recognize the achievements and service of volunteers who support the Department of Recreation and Parks. The award was named in honor of Mr. Ron Blake, a former member of the Recreation Advisory Board and community volunteer from Odenton.
The Recreation Advisory Board will select the award recipients from nominations received from individuals such as you. The award winners will be honored at an upcoming event (TBD) in the spring of 2014.
To nominate an outstanding volunteer or group of volunteers from your organization, please complete the enclosed form. If more space is required, feel free to attach additional pages. The nomination form can be downloaded from the Department’s website and saved to your computer as an automated template.
Please return your nomination to the address on the form no later than January 15, 2014. We would ask that each organization nominate only one person or group.
Thank you in advance for your time and effort with the Ron Blake Outstanding Volunteer Awards Program.
2014 Ron Blake Outstanding Volunteer Award Nomination Form
NOTE: Downloading the Volunteer Award Nomination Form requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program. Once you type on the form, click the "save" button and either print/fax or email to our office.
For your convenience you have three ways to submit the nomination form:
1) Email form to firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Fax to 410-222-4509.
3) Drop off form at Recreation and Parks, 1 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, Attention: Ron Blake Outstanding Volunteer Award Program.
About Ron Blake
Ron Blake was a noted and respected leader in the Odenton Community. As the first president and one of the founding members of the Gambrills-Odenton Recreation Council, he worked diligently and effectively to build and enhance the sports programs and recreational opportunities in his area. A member of the Kiwanis, the Odenton Improvement Association, and the first president of the Arundel High School Boosters Club, he coached both baseball and football and led successful movements to acquire land for GORC programs, and to provide high quality facilities. As a member of the County Recreation & Parks Advisory Board, he initiated the community grant program. His accomplishments and his legacy as one of Anne Arundel County’s foremost community leaders inspire our tribute to him. Ron Blake died in August 1984.
For questions, please call Carolyn Ryan at 410-222-7317