BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Nominations for the 52nd annual Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activist Awards are open.

The event honors those who have given their time and talents to organizations across the Baton Rouge community. The luncheon, hosted by Emerge, will take place at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on Thursday, Nov. 9.

Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry is the Presenting Sponsor.

“Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry has been a proud supporter of the Volunteer Activists event and Emerge for more than four decades. Our company is honored to recognize the accomplishments of volunteer leaders, and we are excited to serve as the Presenting Sponsor of this beloved community celebration for the next three years,” said Scott Berg, President of Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry in a news release.

Nominations are due by July 10 and need to include the details of the volunteer’s activities, organizations they have volunteered for and how their service has impacted the community

Submissions can be made here.