Brunswick County Volunteers Are Recognized for Outstanding Service with 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

04.11.2022

Brunswick County Volunteers Are Recognized for Outstanding Service with 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

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BOLIVIA, N.C. – The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service has presented the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award to ten recipients from Brunswick County. Award recipients are:

  • Barbara Morris – Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc.
  • BC Band of Brothers – W.A.R.M.
  • Mary Pat Lynch – Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center
  • Maureen Meisen – Brunswick County Emergency Services
  • Mabell DeShields – Sunset Harbor Zion Hill Volunteer Fire Department
  • John Bronneck – Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office
  • Paulette Johnson – Brunswick County Emergency Services
  • Celeste McConnell – Emergency Response Chaplain
  • Albert Plant – Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc.
  • Cindy Carver – Brunswick County Emergency Services and Health Services Departments

Additionally, the 2022 Governor’s Medallion Award for Volunteer Service was presented to Brunswick County recipient Cindy Carver for being one of the top volunteers in the state.

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.

The Governor’s Medallion Award for Volunteer Service honors the top 20-25 volunteers in the state. Each county is permitted only one Medallion nomination per year. The award was created in the Office of the Governor in 2006.

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 Awards and future nomination opportunities is at nc.gov/working/volunteer-opportunities/governors-volunteer-awards.

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