Our Volunteers

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Many things can be said about volunteering, we are blessed to have the best volunteers in the world – huge hearts, strong willed and determined.  They are family!

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” — Muhammad Ali

“Only a life lived for others is worth living.” — Albert Einstein

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” — William Shakespeare
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2018 Awards

Thank you to all of our volunteers who attended the first annual volunteer banquet.  We truly hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!  And a huge thank you to all of you who worked behind the scenes to make everything happen.  It was a weekend to remember!  A huge congratulations goes to the following volunteers who were this year’s recipients.

The Rod Cramer Volunteer of the Year Award – Laurie Polak
The Leadership Award – Joey Rusek
The Heart Award – David Keith
The Que’ Comer Award – Cheryl McDonald
The Road Warrior Award – Michael Moore
The Innovation Award – Paul Carnell
The Motivation Award – Leigh Carnell

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Leadership Award – Dewayne Daniels
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[/av_toggle] [av_toggle title=’2015′ tags=”] Volunteer of the Year – Paul Peterson
[/av_toggle] [av_toggle title=’2014′ tags=”] Volunteer of the Year – John Wheeler
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Keep it up!!
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