When is the event held?
The event is held on Friday, April 21, 2017, from 8:00am-10:00am.
Where is the event held?
The event is held at the Waterford at Springfield located at 6715 Commerce St, Springfield, VA 22150.
What time should I arrive?
The doors to the event location will open at 7:15am. The program starts promptly at 8am and runs until 10am. We ask all guests to plan to be in their seats by 7:55. Please leave time for parking.
Is there parking on site?
Yes, the Waterford offers free on-site parking. Please leave some time to park as with large events there is often some backup.
What's the dress code?
Business dress is preferred.
How do I check in?
When arriving at the Waterford at Springfield on April 21, visit the registration table to check in and to receive your name tag.
Can I donate to support this event?
Absolutely! You can donate online, via check sent to 10530 Page Ave, or by participating in our event raffle. Raffle prize winners do NOT need to be present at the event. For any questions about supporting Volunteer Fairfax and the Volunteer Service Awards, please contact Kristen Moore.
What is the difference between a Competitive Award and Benchmark Award?
The Benchmark Awards were created to recognize volunteers for the number of volunteer hours they completed over the course of the year prior. Volunteers can be nominated for a Benchmark Award in one of 4 categories: Youth 100 hours, 250 hours, 500 hours, and 1000 hours. Everyone nominated for a Benchmark Award receives the award. They are honored with a complimKristenentary ticket to the event and a commemorative keepsake. A volunteer (or volunteers) can be nominated for a Competitive Award in one of 16 categories. To see an overview of the categories please click here. Competitive nominations are judged by an outside panel of judges who will select one winner in each category. The winners will then be announced at the Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 21, 2017. All Competitive Award nominees are honored with a complimentary ticket to the event and a commemorative keepsake. Winners receive an engraved award.