Encouraging volunteerism and community service.


The Governor's Brightest Star Awards will take place in November 2015.  Look for nomination forms in August 2015!


If you are interested in serving on the Governor's Brightest Star planning committtee, please contact Renee Bade at renee.bade@labor.idaho.gov or at (208) 332-3578 ext. 4061.

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2011 Winners

Corporation Volunteer of the Year
Glanbia Foods, Richfield

Small Business Volunteer of the Year
Idaho Sewing for Sports, Grangeville

Organization Volunteer of the Year
Meals on Wheels Program, Elks Rehab System, Boise

School Volunteer of the Year
Capital High School, Boise

Student Volunteer of the Year
Kelly Collins, Hailey

Individual Volunteer of the Year
Glenn Vaughn, Post Falls

First Lady’s Choice
Mountain View Hospital, Idaho Falls

Governor’s Choice
Monsanto, Soda Springs

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Idaho Department of Labor Corporation for National Service & Community Service Office of the Governor