Nominations Open for Danville’s Pursel Award for Community Service

June 7, 2021

The Holiday Happenings committee for 2021 is pleased to begin accepting nominations for the 25th annual selection of the Robert N. Pursel Award for Community Service. The chosen recipient(s) will be honored at the Holiday Happenings gala event on Saturday, November 6, 2021, 6:00pm at the Pine Barn Inn. Festivities this year will again benefit the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund through partnership with the Community Giving Foundation: Danville.

The Robert N. Pursel Award is named in honor of Robert Newton Pursel, whose ancestors were one of the first settlers in the Danville area. Pursel was a shining example of duty and philanthropy, both in the military and in his involvement with many local organizations.

To nominate a deserving person, couple, or organization for the Robert N. Pursel Award, you may download a nomination form here. The nomination deadline is June 28, 2021.

The Holiday Happenings event on November 6th will be a fund, festive evening to reconnect with your neighbors and help showcase the community service-oriented citizens we are fortunate to live with in our hometown. Mark your calendars for an evening of celebration and socializing while benefitting current needs in our community. Sponsorship levels and ticket information will be available on our website soon.

Community Giving Foundation: Danville is an affiliate of the Community Giving Foundation, which manages over 300 charitable funds and makes grant investments throughout the region to improve the quality of life in the Central Susquehanna area.