Goodwill Honors 21 With President's Volunteer Award

Goodwill Manasota has awarded all twenty one of their board members with the President’s Volunteer Service Award, who have contributed more than 500 hours of service to our community in 2012.


Award is a Prestigious National Honor of Volunteer Service

Goodwill Manasota has awarded all twenty one of their board members with the President’s Volunteer Service Award.   This award is a national honor, and is being bestowed in recognition of each person contributing more than 500 hours of service to our community in 2012.  

Awardees are:

 David Bassett, Steve Boone, Ed Chiles, Marlow Cook, Peter Crowley, Debbie Douglas, Rick Fawley, Andy Gregory, W. Stuart Gregory, Bill Isaac , Don Lawson, Charlie Lenger , Art McClellan , John McKay, Bob Morris , Rob Morris , Drayton Saunders, Clifford Walters , Dr. Willie Holley, Johnny Hunter, Sr., and John Patterson.

Goodwill Manasota is extremely proud to join the President Obama in recognizing the volunteers who consistently take the time to make a difference in the lives of others,” said Bob Rosinsky, President of Goodwill Manasota.  “Volunteers strengthen our community and inspire others to get involved.  We are proud to recognize these leaders with this prestigious volunteer award and more importantly, we are especially proud of our members who have made volunteer service a central part of their lives.”

The President’s Volunteer Service Award was established in 2003, and is available on an annual basis to individuals, groups, and families who have met or exceeded requirements for volunteer service, and have demonstrated exemplary citizenship through volunteering.  The Award is issued by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, which was specifically created to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making to our Nation. 

About Goodwill Manasota:

Goodwill Industries Manasota, Inc. is an industry-leading not-for-profit business that turns donations into good jobs, good homes and good neighborhoods.   We accomplish our mission through a network of GoodNeighbor Centers in Sarasota, Manatee, Hardee and DeSoto counties and our Mission Development Services (MDS) around North America.  For more than 100 years Goodwill has provided opportunities through programs like Donated Goods Employment Services, Job Connection, JobsPlus, Supported JobsPlus, GoodHomes, the HomeBuyer’s Club, Mission Development Services, White Glove Services, GoodNeighbor Program and Ambassadors Program.   Goodwill continues to assist people with disabilities and barriers to opportunity by providing good jobs, good homes and good neighborhoods.  Individual tax-deductible donations to Goodwill Foundation can be made at www.ExperienceGoodwill.org

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