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Float Like A Duck Awards

Awards and recognition for the water safety program.

Water Safety Activist Joseph M. Vassallo, CBP, APSP Fellow was presented with the 2016 Nevada Governor's Points of Light Award for his long-running “Float Like A Duck”, water safety public service campaign.


Vassallo recieved the “highest honor bestowed on a volunteer in Nevada”, in the category of Individual Volunteer: Southern Nevada.


The Governor’s Points of Light Awards honor individuals, community-based organizations and businesses for their contribution to communities through volunteer service. Award recipients are selected by a panel of leaders in business, government, and nonprofits from across the state based on criteria showing how their volunteerism exemplifies achievement, need, innovation, mobilization and endurance.