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BEACON Senior News - Western Colorado

Nominate the 2023 Volunteer of the year!

Know an outstanding volunteer in Mesa County?

Show your appreciation by nominating them for the BEACON’s Volunteer of the Year award!

Use this form to tell us a little about your volunteer, as well as how they go above and beyond their usual duties and responsibilities at your organization.

Your nomination and a headshot of your volunteer will be published in the BEACON’s March issue, at which time our readers will vote for the winner.

Please submit the form below (don't forget to attach a headshot of your nominated volunteer!) no later than February 17, 2023.

And the winner is...

Please notify your volunteer of their nomination. All volunteers will be recognized and the winner will be announced at BeaconFest Boomer and Senior Fair:

Grand Junction BeaconFest

April 20, 2023
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Grand Junction Convention Center, 159 Main St.

For questions about volunteer of the year, email [email protected]

To reserve a booth at BeaconFest, call 970-243-8829.


  • Nominees must be age 50 or older
  • Nominees must be unpaid volunteers living on the Western Slope
  • All nominations must be sponsered by a local agency or nonprofit. If you know of a volunteer that you'd like to see recognized, please reach out to the agency they volunteer for and see if they'll sponsor them.
  • Only one nomination per agency please. Volunteer teams (couples and/or siblings) are accepted.