Ragland Award Nominations
Ragland Award Volunteer Spirit Community Service Award
Each year, the Mayor and City Council recognize an Ashland citizen for their volunteer spirit and contribution to the Ashland community.
The Volunteer Spirit Community Service Award was established by the Mayor and Council in 1994 in honor of James M. Ragland. Mr. Ragland was a former councilor and planning commissioner who was involved in numerous citizen volunteer efforts.
A committee of the Mayor and Council review the nominations and determine the annual award winner. Criteria is based on public sector volunteer service performed, length of service, absence of adequate recognition in the past, and any other attributes the nominee may have that should be considered. Consideration is also given to people to volunteer hours beyond their regular work day to perform a service that benefits the community.
The award is given annually during the second City Council meeting in April each year. This year’s award will be presented at the April 20 Council meeting.
If you know of an individual or organization you would like to nominate for the Volunteer Spirit Community Service Award, please fill out the nomination form found here and return it to the Mayor’s office, 20 E. Main Street, Ashland, Oregon 97520, by Friday, March 19, 2010. You may also pick up a form at City Hall. For more information please call 541-488-6002.
Release Date: 3/1/2010