4th Annual V3 Awards

Screen-Shot-2016-06-02-at-2.23.36-PMThe Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual V3 Awards will be presented in conjunction with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Annual Workforce Conference on September 28, 2016. These awards will recognize V3-certified companies and strategic partners for their ongoing commitment to creating and increasing employment opportunities for Veterans in Virginia.

Governor Terence R. McAuliffe will present these awards to individuals and organizations for their contributions to the V3 Program, to the Veteran population, and the New Virginia Economy.

The following awards will be presented.

V3 Perseverando Award

This award will be presented to V3-certified companies that have demonstrated a superlative level of engagement with the Veterans community, professional education about the Veterans population, and participation in the V3 Program.  Factors in determining candidates for this award are: Continuing Education Credits (obtained by participating in V3 Training Days, Live Webinars, or other approved training/education sessions); Continuing Activity Credits (determined by a wide variety of engagement activities with Veterans and the V3 Program); and pledges/hires through the V3 Program.

To apply for the V3 Perseverando Award, please visit www.dvsV3.com/Perseverando.

DEADLINE IS AUGUST 19, 2016

This award is broken down into the following subcategories:

  • Enterprise Company (1,001+ Employees)
  • Large Company (501-1,000 Employees)
  • Medium (51-300 Employees)
  • Small (1-50 Employees)
  • State Agency

V3 Governor’s Award

This award will be presented to companies whose Veteran hiring efforts have gone above and beyond, as demonstrated by the total number of annual hires. Companies are encouraged to submit success stories and best practices along with their hiring numbers. This award will be presented based on V3-certified companies’ submitted quarterly hiring reportsand will be broken down into the following subcategories:

    • Enterprise Company (1,001+ Employees)
    • Large Company (501-1,000 Employees)
    • Medium (51-300 Employees)
    • Small (1-50 Employees)
    • State Agency

V3 Commonwealth Award

This Award will be presented to strategic partners and supporters of the V3 Program, who have made significant contributions to the operation, strategy, and mission of the V3 Program. These may be organizations, groups, or individuals who have used their expertise and resources to make Virginia the most Veteran-friendly state in nation to work.

Categories are:

  • Strategic Alliance Contributions
  • Legislative Contributions
  • Training and Education Contributions