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By Elizabeth Wolford

Volvo continues as a proud sponsor of Best Buddies International with the 2007 Volvo for life Friendship Award - a special award just for members of Best Buddies. This award will be given to buddy pair who, through their friendship and their contribution to Best Buddies, represent the mission of Best Buddies and the thousands of other individuals committed to friendship around the world.

Members of the winning friendship pair will receive the following:

  • $25,000 ($10,000 of this will be awarded to their local Best Buddies state office, $5,000 to their school chapter and $5,000 each to the winning buddy pair)
  • Trip to NYC Times Square Awards Ceremony for themselves and a guest, as well as their nominator and a guest
  • Starring role in a Volvo for life Awards heroes documentary
The Volvo for life Awards gala will be held in April 2007 in Times Square, where they will be recognized on stage by Volvo and Anthony Shriver. This pair will have the opportunity to represent the impact that Best Buddies and the Volvo for life Awards are having around the globe!

Please refer to www.ebuddies.org or www.bestbuddies.org for more information on the 2007 Volvo for life Friendship Award.


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