|
Hockessin Community News
  • Governor to honor Delaware's outstanding volunteers

  • Governor Jack Markell will honor 31 individuals and groups at the Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards Oct. 25 at Dover Downs.
    • email print
  • Governor Jack Markell will honor 31 individuals and groups at the Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards Oct. 25 at Dover Downs.
    More than 400 people are expected at the event. This year's award recipients participate in diverse activities such as protecting the environment, working to advance the arts and culture, and improving education.
    The recipients are:
    Paul Wilkingon Lifetime Achievement Award: Tonda L. Parks, Dover
    Individual winners
    New Castle County
    Chrissy Montgomery, Wilmington, Arts & Culture
    Joan Sharp, Wilmington, Community Service
    Donald Schaeffer, Wilmington, Community Service
    Jeanne Kasey, Wilmington, Education
    Ali McDonough, Wilmington, Health
    Nancy Goyda, Wilmington, Human Needs
    James A. Hunter, Wilmington, Human Needs
    Rosemary Kingery, Hockessin, Human Needs
    Karyn Wilson, New Castle, Human Needs
    Kent County
    Judy Saladino, Dover, Health
    Sussex County
    David Christy, Lewes, Arts & Culture
    Dara Hearn, Lewes, Education
    Sallie Forman, Rehoboth Beach, Environment
    Dianne Twining, Laurel, Environment
    Marie McIntosh, Frankford, Human Needs
    Pat Short, Lewes, Human Needs
    Group winners
    New Castle County
    DBCC's Great Stuff Savvy Resale Volunteer Team, Community Service
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Community Service
    Beth and Brian Engler, Education
    Department of Health and Social Services-Garden Projects for People with Physical and/or Mental Disabilities, Environment
    Secret Garden Volunteers, Environment
    The Alternatives to Violence Project, Social Justice/Advocacy
    Kent County
    Advance through Pardons and Expungements, National Service
    Sussex County
    Historic Lewes Farmers Market, Community Service
    The Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation Institute Volunteers (MERR), Environment
    Nanticoke Creekwatchers, Environment
    Sussex County Habitat for Humanity Family Services Committee, Human Needs
    St. Phillips Youth Host Group, Human Needs
    Delaware SPCA, Sussex Chapter Volunteers, Other - Animal Welfare
    Statewide
    Reading Assist Institute Volunteer Tutors, Education.
    The event will begin with a reception at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. and the ceremony starting at 7 p.m. This event is open to the public and tickets are $35 per person. To purchase tickets call (302) 857-5006 or visit www.volunteerdelaware.org
      • calendar