Blog Archive

Blog Archive

Reflections on African American History Month February 2011

Today’s post is written by Chelsea Murphy an External Affairs Coordinator at Points of Light Institute, a sports enthusiast, appreciator of the arts, and a recent graduate from Emory University.

American Values In the Middle East

Todays post is from Mourad Mourad: Currently he is the Europe Correspondent of the Lebanese Newspaper Al-Mustaqbal. Mourad was elected in 2010 to the Municipal Council of Ras Nhach (Lebanon).

President George H. W. Bush to be Honored at the Kennedy Center March 21st 2011

Today a press conference was held by Michelle Nunn, Neil Bush and George P. Bush to announce the Points of Light Institute Tribute Event on March 21st at The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., to honor President George H. W.

Two "Points of Light"

Recognizing someone who has made a difference in your community has never been easier.  Who inspires you with the way they serve others?  Who makes your community a better place to live because of their voluntary efforts?

Points of Light Institute’s CEO, Michelle Nunn, recently recognized two “Points of Light” in her life.

18th Annual Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence

Applications are now being accepted for the 18th Annual Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence program. The awards are designed to honor those companies that have made a commitment to building strong and effective employee volunteer programs.  These programs are powerful examples of the Principles of Excellence for Workplace Volunteering. This year we launched new web pages that provide our customers with detailed information on the program.  We also introduced two new features for the program that have never been done before:

How To Create A 'Point of Light' Tribute

Who is a Point of Light? President George H.W. Bush is, of course, a Point of Light.  If President Bush’s unique commitment to service and voluntary action has inspired you, we encourage you to post a tribute to him. A Point of Light is an inspiring individual, organization or company that is dedicated to voluntary action.

The Points of Light Institute Tribute Guest Details

Date: Monday, March 21, 2011 Location: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - 2700 F Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20566 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Due to security requirements, please arrive at least 60 minutes prior to the start of the formal program. Time of arrival subject to change. Attire: Black Tie Optional Tickets: The ticket distribution process will be announced closer to the date. Photo ID will be required to pick up tickets. Airport Information: