Celebrating community and honoring volunteers was the focus of Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s recent Volunteer Recognition breakfast. With a staff of just two, the 40+ year-old educational non-profit depends on volunteer effort, community/government partners and financial supporters to further community betterment activities, projects and initiatives.
Ten community volunteer and partner awards were presented for the calendar year 2021:
Community Partner of the Year/Non-Profit, College of Coastal Georgia Rotaract Club;
Community Partner of the Year/Profit, Georgia Sea Grill;
Outstanding Public Service/City Government, Deborah McCauley-Craig;
Outstanding Public Service/County Government, Timothy Bane;
Outstanding Elected Official, Mayor Cornell Harvey;
Environmental Steward of the Year, Jennifer & Mike Hatcher;
Horizon Award, Logan Hildreth;
Shining Star Award, Monica del Cid;
Hindery Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer of the Year Award, Gail Chandler;
Bootsie Mason Award of Excellence, Clement Cullens.
Each recipient received a custom-made award hand crafted from scrap wood and bicycle parts created by Terry Trowbridge.
Front row, left to right
Mayor Cornell Harvey, Monica del Cid, Olivia Terry, Logan Hildreth, Deborah McCauley-Craig and Lea King-Badyna.
Back row, left to right
Tim Bane, Zack Gowen and Clement Cullens.
Not pictured: Gail Chandler, AJ Salinas, Jennifer Hatcher and Mike Hatcher.