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Recognize Democratic Volunteers for Their Service


Feb 01

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Lancaster County Democratic Party is seeking nominations for the annual Patriots’ Celebration Awards. These awards recognize the outstanding work of Democrats in Lancaster County.

  • Patriots’ Award (The L.K. Emry/Barb Steinheider Award) Nominees should be those who in recognition of lifelong effort to fulfill the ideals of the Lancaster County Democratic Party and demonstrate  leadership that strives to make our democracy one that is truly of the people and for the people.
  • Volunteer of the Year (The Edward J. O’Neill Award) Nominees should be those who have generously given their time and talent in support of activities of the county party.
  • Young Democrat of the Year (The Donna Karnes Award) Nominees should be under 35 years of age and those who have given their time and service in support of activities of the county party.
  • Labor Award Nominees should be individuals or unions who have supported the activities of the county party.
  • Community Outreach (Hank Balters AwardNominees should be those who have carried out Democratic values in interactions with the diverse community of Lancaster County.
  • Chair’s Award

See 2021 recipients. See past recipients.

Three ways to submit nominations:

Nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 1, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact Nominating Committee members John Yoakum or Becki Wise, [email protected]

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