31st annual Volunteers of the Year Awards

sponsored by BB&T, WNKY 40, American Legion Post 23, and BGMU

Volunteers In Action Executive Committee has elected to postpone the Awards due to the current COVID-19 situation. It is our sincerest hopes that we will be able to reschedule the event until the fall. At this time we will not be accepting nominations. As we make definite plans for the fall, we will let you know. Thanks and stay safe.

Community Education is a member of Volunteers in Action of Bowling Green-Warren County, a group that is made up of a core group of diverse agencies and organizations that rely on the dedication and commitment of community volunteers.

For more on VIA click on the button below. If you are interested in joining VIA, email Joshua Smith at jsmith@commed.us.

Over the past 30 years, VIA has been proud to celebrate the hard work and dedication of ordinary people making an extraordinary impact in our community.

30th annual Volunteers of the Year Awards and Reception 

Outstanding volunteers from throughout southcentral Kentucky were recognized at this year’s Volunteers of the Year Awards on Sunday, April 28.

This year’s winners were: Anne Grubbs Spirit of Service Award, which honors a person excelling in quality, length, and spirit of service to others, went to Chris Dressler; the Team Spirit Award, which recognizes a group that has worked together to provide outstanding volunteer service in the community, went to English, Lucas, Priest, and Owsley, LLC; and the Rookie Award, which recognizes an individual or group that started volunteer service within the past 24 months, went to Cheryl Lacefield.

VIA also presented the BB&T Spirit of Community Award, which recognizes an organization or business that merits special recognition for volunteer service in the community, to The Son Rhea Foundation.

Images from the 30th annual Volunteers of the Year awards ceremony.