Accolades

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In 2009, Brian served his 10,000th volunteer hour in the community.

Brian has been recognized in his community, by three Governors of the State of Maryland, and by two Presidents of the United States and a former President, for his community service and dedication to civic responsibilities with the following awards and recognitions:

  • 2013 Call to Service Presidential Achievement Award, given by President Barack Obama
  • 2013 Volunteer Service, Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service
  • 2012 Call to Service Presidential Achievement Award, given by President Barack Obama
  • 2012 Volunteer Service, Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service
  • 2011 Call to Service Presidential Achievement Award, given by President Barack Obama
  • 2011 Volunteer Service, Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service
  • 2010 Call to Service Presidential Achievement Award, given by President Barack Obama
  • 2010 Volunteer Service, Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service
  • 2009 Call to Service Presidential Achievement Award, given by President Barack Obama
  • 2009 United States Senate Certificate of Special Recognition from U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, for giving 10,000 volunteer hours of service in a lifetime to the citizens of Western Maryland
  • 2009 Governor's Citation awarded by Governor Martin O'Malley, for serving more than 10,000 volunteer hours in a lifetime
  • 2008, 2007, and 2006 "Call to Service" Presidential Achievement Awards, given by President George W. Bush
  • 2005 Daily Point of Light Award, presented by President Geroge W. Bush, as well as former President George H. W. Bush, and the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation, which includes John Glenn, Bob Dole, and Darrell Green.
  • 2007 Official Citation from Maryland Speaker of the House of Delegates, Michael Busch, for community service and civic dedication
  • 2004 "Volunteer of the Year" from the Volunteer Team, as well as recognized with the "Volunteer Coordinator's Award" for leadership within the volunteer organization
  • 2003 “Community Quarterback” by Parade Magazine, the NFL, and the Baltimore Ravens
  • 2003, 2002, 2001, and 2000 "Outstanding Volunteer" by Rocky Gap State Park and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • 2002 Certificate of Appreciation from Governor Ehrlich for community service
  • 1997 Volunteer Award presented by the Allegany County Board of Education and the Western Maryland Health System
  • 1997 Recipient of the Fort Hill High School Business Award
  • 1996 Service Star Recognition Award from Nancy Grasmick, Superintendent of Maryland public schools and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
  • 1996 Governor’s Volunteer Award in the category of environment presented by Governor Glendening
  • 1996 and 1995 "Outstanding Young Volunteer" from Rocky Gap State Park
  • 1996 "Distinguished Volunteer" from Rocky Gap State Park

Brian Grim WCBC 2010

ABOVE:  WCBC Named Brian Grim as one of Allegany County's 12 Most Fascinating People for the year 2010.  Grim's election as Mayor was also referenced by WCBC as one of the top ten stories of 2010, for the Cumberland area.

 

BELOW:  As one of President George H. W. Bush's "Daily Points of Light," Brian was invited to an event honoring President Bush, March 21, 2011, where many entertainers performed.  Grim participated, recognizing his deep commitment to volunteer service and in honor of President Bush's dedication to the same.  Grim met with country singer Garth Brooks while at the event.