Nominations for the Spirit of the Vineyard Award are open. The award, given annually by Vineyard Village at Home, honors those who have volunteered for one or more nonprofit organizations on the Island, and whose work has made a difference to individuals and to the community as a whole.

Nominations can be emailed to or sent to Spirit of the Vineyard, P.O. Box 1356, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568. Nominations close on Oct. 14.