Outstanding Volunteers in Brunswick County Recognized with 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

06.02.2021

Outstanding Volunteers in Brunswick County Recognized with 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

MEDIA RELEASE

BOLIVIA, N.C. – The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service has presented the 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award to four recipients from Brunswick County. Award recipients are:

  • Gale Faust – Brunswick County Animal Protective Services
  • Jim Rewalt – Habitat for Humanity
  • James McGibney – Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Services Program
  • Timothy Heath – Sunset Harbor Zion Hill Volunteer Fire Department

Full details about why these individuals were nominated and recognized with this award are at brunswickcountync.gov/gvsa

The Governor’s Volunteer Service Award honors people who have shown concern and compassion for their neighbors by making a significant contribution to their community through volunteer service. The award was created in the Office of the Governor in 1979.

Volunteer nominees are accepted by the Governor’s Office through an official process and made by a Designated Coordinator.

Nominations submitted online are received by the Governor’s Office, which will forward nominees to our local Designated Coordinator for review and consideration for official nomination. Contact Leslie Stanley, Non-Profit & Volunteer Coordinator for Brunswick County/Designated Coordinator, for more information at 910.253.2589 or leslie.stanley@brunswickcountync.gov.

More information about the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards and future nomination opportunities is at nc.gov/agencies/volunteer/volunteer-awards

-30-

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, contact the Communications Director at 910.253.2995 or email meagan.kascsak@brunswickcountync.gov