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The Nomination Categories

Updated: Jan 11, 2018

The Spirit of A Dove Annual Awards Ceremony also know as the Academy Awards on the local level, is a series of award categories; Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business Owner of the Year, Organization of the Year, Youth in Service (YES Award), Talent/Artist of the Year, Ministry Service Award, Open Category Award, and Community Service Award.



The purpose of these categories is to recognize those in the community who are making a difference who would otherwise seldom be recognized and surely not on the Academy Award level such as the experience the Spirit of A Dove Annual Awards Ceremony provides for each honoree and award winner.


“The Spirit of A Dove Award is given annually by the S.O.A.D. Organization to recognize excellence in leadership, community, entrepreneurship, ministry and the arts.”

The Executive Committee prides itself on doing it's due diligence in the identifying and nominating of each individual considered to receive a Spirit of A Dove Award. There is a selection, nomination, and voting process that takes place behind the scenes.


The Nomination Categories

The final categories are not determined by the Executive Committee, in fact the final award categories gets determined by the nominees themselves without them ever knowing. While there is standard set of categories the performance of the candidate determines which categories make it to the actual ceremony. The annual awards categories are; Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business Owner of the Year, Organization of the Year, Youth in Service (YES Award), Talent/Artist of the Year, Ministry Service Award, Open Category Award, and Community Service Award. Individuals receiving awards in these categories has demonstrated a high level of commitment to honoring those they serve, a high level of respect and value for the work, a high level of proficiency or expertise in the appropriate category and have made a significant impact on the lives of others.


You Could Be Next...

"Dare to be great, to be more and do something extraordinary?"

We must dare to be great, to realize that greatness is the fruit of toil, sacrifice, courage and selflessness. To be great is to not only make a difference in your own life but when you have made the difference to reach back and help others do the same for themselves. The S.O.A.D. organization looks for ordinary individuals who strive to do extraordinary things in life, in ministry, in business, and in their communities. We look for these individuals to honor their hard work, dedication, and commitment to make a positive change in the world.


Get Inspired and Become a Member

To keep up with all things SOAD, ranging from our annual awards ceremony to our regular team planning and coaching calls open to all members. You may even find yourself inspired to travel with us on our many trips around the world. From soup to nuts the Spirit of A Dove Organization offers a well-rounded experience that includes the entire family from starting the year off with our Annual Awards Ceremony followed by our Annual Weekend Family Picnic to Holiday Celebrations and mini-travel trips throughout the year. Join in on all the fun and excitement, start by becoming a member today. Contact us regarding membership @ soadinfo@gmail.com


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