Beholdance Presents 2007-2008 President's Volunteer Service Awards

For Immediate Release 

Beholdance Honors Volunteers with

President’s Volunteer Service Award

 Award is a Prestigious National Honor for Volunteer Service

Kannapolis, NC – (September 14, 2008) Beholdance today announced it has awarded 5 youth volunteers with the President’s Volunteer Service Award, a national honor offered in recognition of volunteer service.

Established in 2003, the Award is available on an annual basis to individuals, groups and families who have met or exceeded requirements for volunteer service and have demonstrated exemplary citizenship through volunteering. As a Certifying Organization, Beholdance confers the award to recognize the outstanding achievements of its volunteers.

Beholdance recognized the following Beholdance members for their dedication and outstanding achievements this year at an awards luncheon being held at the Cannon Memorial YMCA: 

  • Megan Hoyes - Silver
  • Tori Cantales – Bronze 
  • Hannah Love - Bronze
  • Amanda Surles – Bronze
  • Katie Waldroup - Bronze

Beholdance is celebrating the completion of its first year as a local youth organization with a total of 890 hours contributed to conservation and community service. Outreach has included projects and events with Cabarrus Meals On Wheels, the North Carolina Zoo, the Smile Train, NC DOT Adopt-a-highway and global awareness campaigns for Endangered Species and Environmental Education.

“These recipients of the President’s Volunteer Service Award are role models for all Americans,” Dakota Palacio, founder of Beholdance, said. “Each volunteer hour contributed makes a difference in improving the quality of life for others, and I encourage everyone to contribute to our community by volunteering. Volunteers bring us closer together as families, as communities and as a Nation, through their character and commitment. I’m proud of the entire Beholdance group and look forward to growing our mission and welcoming new volunteers.”

For more information about volunteering for Beholdance,

Beholdance Youth Conservation & Community Service
Beholdance Mission is to come together and take a look at issues effecting the health and well being of our planet and to stand up and give our youth a voice to our future, while instilling values, character and education regarding conservation and community service to better the world in which we live. To bring focus to our future because we are the generation that will inherit the earth and it is our voice and actions that will ensure it will be loved, protected and healthy for the coming generations.

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