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Red Cross Honors Local Volunteer With Highest Honor

Terry Trollinger receives volunteer award
Mr. Trovinger has been a volunteer for the Red Cross for 25 years.

The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region’s Washington County Chapter presented the 2012 Beulah T. Meyers award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service to Terry Trovinger. This is the chapter’s highest volunteer honor. Photo: Terry Trovinger <L> and Red Cross of Washington County board chair Robert Carder <R> who presented the award.

Mr. Trovinger has been a volunteer for the Red Cross for 25 years. He has served on the Washington County chapter’s Board of Directors, Executive Committee and as Finance Committee Chair. Mr. Trovinger was part of the advanced fundraising team for the Capital Campaign which resulted in a new chapter building in 2004. In 1999 and 2007 Mr. Trovinger served as Chapter Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance Committee. His commitment to the Red Cross mission and the community is reflected in Mr. Trovinger’s dedication, hard work and countless hours spent crunching numbers for the organization. Currently Mr. Trovinger is the CFO of the Community Rescue Service.

About the Award: The Beulah T. Meyers Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service was developed to honor one of the best remembered Red Cross volunteers who projected the Red Cross image in Washington County. She had the ability to motivate others so that no job was too great or too small. It was through her efforts that Red Cross programs were successfully developed and expanded to meet the needs of our ever changing community.

About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region shelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides lifesaving blood to area hospitals; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission. For more information, please click here or Twitter us at