On June 21, the Union County Chapter of the American Red Cross celebrated its 95th Annual Meeting at the Monroe Country Club.
The chapter celebrated and honored several local volunteers:
Judy Duston Blood Services Volunteer of the year: Ronnie Cutler
Community Partner Award: Monroe Fire Department and Union County Public Schools
Community Spirit Award: Terri Beeson
Corporate Spirit Award: CMC-Union
Emergency Services Volunteer of the Year: Frank Speer
Women of Hope Award: Ellen Vilas
Good Neighbor Award: Stepp Lehnhardt Law Group
Volunteer of the Year: Barbara Whitley
Cliff Andrews Exceptional Volunteer Service Award: Peter Gaiser
Hugh Griffith Humanitarian Honor Roll: Martha Fisichello
Twelve new board members were added:
Ben Bailey, Jr.
New officers were elected:
Jennifer Lawrence, Chair
Robin Goulet, vice-chair
Four National Lifesaving awards were given:
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please join our blog at blog.redcross.org.