Dunwoody Municipal Court bailiffs recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for their service.

Officer Mark Stevens with the Dunwoody Police Department presented the certificates to the bailiffs at the City Council’s Aug. 22 meeting.

Dunwoody Municipal Court bailiffs were recently honored by the City Council and police department. (City of Dunwoody)

Criteria to be eligible to receive a PVSA are:

  • Recipient(s) must be a United States citizen or a lawfully admitted permanent resident of the United States.
  • Awards are issued for service hours served within a 12-month time period or over the course of a lifetime.
  • Awards are issued for volunteer service only; additional levels of participation with the organization (i.e., charitable support) are not a factor considered for the award.
  • Court-ordered community service does not qualify for the award.
  • Awards are issued by approved Certifying Organizations.
  • Service must be with an approved Certifying Organization that is legally established in the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or one of the U.S. territories.

The award based on volunteer hours for adults: bronze award for 100-200 hours; silver for 250-499 hours; and gold for those volunteering 500 or more hours.

Recipients receive a personalized certificate, an official pin, medallion or coin and a congratulatory letter from the president of the United States.

Dyana Bagby

Dyana Bagby is a staff writer for Reporter Newspapers and Atlanta Intown.