Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award
Now Accepting Nominations until October 15, 2015 Do you know someone in the Roseville community who is making a difference through volunteerism? The Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award, sponsored by the City of Roseville, is looking to recognize an outstanding volunteer who is making an impact through their commitment to community service. The criteria for this award and the nomination form are below. Deadline for nominations is Thursday, Oct 15, 2015. The winner will be announced in November and recognized at a future city council meeting.
Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award Criteria
Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award Nomination Form
Sylvia Besana was a Roseville native who epitomized the word "volunteer". An educator, counselor and avid community leader, Sylvia spent the greater part of her life giving back to the community and making a difference through her continued commitment to serve. The Sylvia Besana Community Volunteer Award is a tribute to her and to her lifetime of community service. This annual award recognizes individuals in the Roseville community who display dedication through consistent commitment to community service, serve as role models by inspiring others to volunteer, and demonstrate leadership, excellence and integrity through volunteer service. Recipients are recognized at City Council Meetings and their names are engraved on a perpetual plaque commemorating the honor; the plaque is displayed in the lobby of the Civic Center.
2014 Ed and Marian Tiedemann
2013 Olu Shaola
2012 Esmerita Rivera
2011 Janet Zeitman
2010 Aldo Pineschi, Jr.
2009 Melba Erven