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Be More Awards

The Be More Awards is our community's way of honoring and applauding the outstanding, but often unrecognized efforts of our community volunteers.

Ten awards will be presented during the community celebration honoring all of the nominees on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

A $500 check will be presented to each of the recipient's volunteer organizations.


Nominations are closed for 2017. Please mark your calendar to join the celebration on Tuesday, March 28 to hear who are this year's Be More Award recipeints.

Please join this year’s nominees, nominators, and special guests at the

2017 Be More Award Celebration
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7-8:30 p.m.
FREE and OPEN to the public

Get to know the 2017 Be More Award Nominees


Last Year's 2016 Event & Nominee Information

2016 Community Portrait - click to play


The City of Bloomington Volunteer Network, the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, the IU Credit Union, the United Way of Monroe County and WTIU Public Television salute all of the nominees who give so generously of their time and talent to the community.

The Be More Awards are presented in partnership by: