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2017 Volunteer Award Recipients Announced!

POSTED ON: MAR. 17, 2017

 

Volunteer Northwest Mississippi will honor recipients of the 2017 President’s Volunteer Service Awards on APril 13, 2017 at a dinner to be held at 6pm at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. The public is invited to attend this event to support our wonderful volunteers. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased through the Community Foundation no later than April 3, 2017.

TICKET SALES FOR THIS EVENT HAVE ENDED.  If you need assistance, please email volunteer@cfnm.org.  Thank you.

The awards are made possible through The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation established in 2003 to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making in our communities and encourage more people to serve. The Council created the President’s Volunteer Service Award program as a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service.

The 2017 Individual recipients are:

Barbara Betonti

Pat Bishop

Celia Bobo

Dorothy Bundy

Liz Callicott

Sandy and Dick Dollard

Tom Gresham

Jessie Jaynes-Diming

Panny Mayfield

Jimmy McClure

Shirley McFarley

Charles Reinhorn

Vonn Stapleton

Linda Stringfellow

Alena Welch

Peter Whitham

Willie Williams

2017 Group Recipients:

Hernando Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council

Young Business Leaders of Olive Branch

Northwest Mississippi Association of Realtors

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi is an independent not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 through a generous donation from the Maddox Foundation. CFNM currently serves ten Mississippi counties: Bolivar, Coahoma, DeSoto, Leflore, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate and Tunica. CFNM is governed by a board of 20 volunteer civic leaders and impacts the communities of Northwest Mississippi by connecting people who care with causes that matter. CFNM currently manages 135 donor-established funds and has distributed $18.3 million to support 420 charitable organizations and activities recommended by its donors, as well as charitable programs established by CFNM.

The President's Council on Service and Civic Participation (the Council) was established in 2003 to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making in our communities and encourage more people to serve. The Council created the President’s Volunteer Service Award program as a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service.

 

Volunteer Northwest Mississippi Community Partners