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Rising Stars: Celebrate Community Volunteerism

Posted by chbgreads on September 14, 2010 at 10:56 AM

Congratulations to all our Rising Stars: 2010!  55 attended our kick-off event on National Literacy Day.


Rising Star Awards were presented to:

Ruth Ballentine — Cumberland Valley School of Music and more

Roxanne Davenport — Kindly Canines and more

Mary S. Ehrhart — Children’s Bible Mission and other church educational work (unable to attend)

Tom Geiman — Franklin County Literacy Council

Shirley Rife — Coyle Free Library

Tammy Smith — SCCAP, Inc, Fayette Food Pantry.


Certificates of Honor were presented to:

Yvonne Butts-Mitchell (unable to attend)

Sharon Hunt

Joanne Firman

Paul Gipe

Phyllis Koenig

Robert Koenig.


Congratulations to all the nominees and stars! Thank you for your dedication to volunteering in our community.  The honorees and our keynote speaker Kathy Silks shared inspirational stories of their volunteer work.  The favored charity of each honoree present will receive a small donation from the Committe, courtesy of Thrivent.


Thank you to this evening’s sponsors: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, RSVP Capital Region and Franklin Fire Company.

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