Golden Shovel Award for Outstanding Volunteers at Steppin' Out]
Selection for the Golden Shovel Award for Outstanding Volunteers at Steppin' Out is based upon consistent organizational participation in the event with high member turnout. In addition, the Steppin' Out committee seeks to recognize an organization that portrayed flexibility, commitment, and enthusiasm in their service. The Golden Shovel is given to the group that went above and beyond on the day of and lives out Steppin' Out's motto of "more than just a day".
Selection is made by the Steppin' Out committee which reviews all participation in the event; there is no application needed.
For Steppin' Out 2011, the Golden Shovel Award was given to Heavenly Voices.