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VIP (Volunteers Impacting People) Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

VIP (Volunteers Impacting People) Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

What a great evening was held at the Expo Center last night, October 25 2018.  Our Volunteers Impacting People (VIP) program held their annual volunteer appreciation banquet.

Volunteers were handed awards based on the number of hours they served during the year. They  were split into three categories: Gold, Silver and Bronze.

Entertainment was provided by ‘The Grey Wolves Jazzband’

The Awards are as follows:




OCTOBER 25, 2018


Bronze  —250-499 Hours


Martin Abbott

James Alderson

Rita Buford

Mary Davis

Susan Davis

Mary Deathrage

Linda Dugger

Jane Epperson

James Gillespie

Gwen Harlin

Earl Herron

Mary Johnston

Mary Minion

Joyce Nash

John Smith

Jannie Thornbrue

Correna Wilson Pickens


Silver — 500—999 Hours


Phyllis Crosswell

Bill Emert

Deanna Gillespie

Beth Perry

Hattie Powers

Fran Ryals


Gold — 1000+ Hours


Mary Emert


Humanitarian Award —  James and Deanna Gillespie


Kathy Gatz’s Award —Outstanding Service Award






Photos of the event can be seen here

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